There have been several outbreaks of the Norovirus on cruise ships already this year, with two Royal Caribbean cruise ships being at the center of them.
The latest cruise ship to see a Norovirus outbreak is Caribbean Princess and she had to return to port early.
It was only last week when we reported that some Majesty of the Seas passengers and crew were taken ill with the Norovirus..
It’s been a while since we had an outbreak of the Norovirus on a cruise ship, but it looks as though the bug is back. More than 60 people fell ill on the Royal Caribbean cruise ship, Majesty of the Seas, some of which included the ships crew. With over 2,500 passengers on board, 66 […]
Within the last couple of days we’ve been hearing about a suspected Norovirus outbreak on Fred Olsen’s Boudicca, although we know there are a lot more Norovirus cases than are reported in the media. The difference is the amount of people affected, which brings these cases to the media spotlight. Multiple sources report that a […]
It has only been a couple of weeks since we reported that there had been a Norovirus outbreak on Independence of the Seas, and while our readers and others gave some really positive feedback on how Royal Caribbean handled the situation, it seems the virus has caused problems for the next cruise passengers. Passengers have […]
The last cruise ship we traveled on and had the pleasure of reviewing was the Independence of the Seas and this was last summer, which passed with flying colors other than some children that were out late and making a lot of noise, it was an amazing experience. Today we can break some exclusive news […]
We’ve had the pleasure to travel on a number of cruise ships and each of these cruises revealed to us the varied control put on keeping your hands clean, which is crucial to stopping the spread of cruise ship viruses. The cruise ship virus outbreaks featured in the news this week highlight that more needs […]
It was only last month that we reported on passengers and crew being affected by the Norovirus on board the Sea Princess, but it seems we have a bit of déjà vu going on at the minute. On the 19th June there was apparently another outbreak on the Sea Princess where 53 passengers were affected […]
On board the Sea Princess in May, around 19 crew members and over 200 passengers fell ill with Norovirus symptoms in two separate sailings. The cruise ship’s next departure was then delayed so that the crew-members could disinfect the ship to try and stop any other passengers becoming ill, this lead to a delay that […]