3rd cruise ship ports with sick passengers

Before you start booking those spring break cruises, you may want to rethink cruising after a third cruise ship has returned to its port with a large number of sick passengers and employees. The 3,104 passenger vessel reported over 180 individuals had fallen ill with a gastrointestinal illness that the cruise line suspected was norovirus, […]

Food-borne norovirus sickens dozens of Royal Caribbean passengers

66 passengers sickened on Royal Caribbean cruise A Majesty of the Seas Royal Caribbean cruise carrying 2,581 guests and 844 crew members  docked in Miami after a beautiful trip to the Bahamas and other locations was ruined for 66 passengers and two crew members after they fell ill with what is believed to be a […]

Flu outbreak 2013: A new stomach virus more potent, harder to kill

While the nation is on the lookout for the worst influenza strain to crash ashore in more than a decade, there is another potent and hard-to-kill stomach virus hunched in the tall weeds of American society and it can strike its prey easier than the flu bug. It is called the norovirus, better known as […]