300 Sick With Stomach Illness On Caribbean Cruise Ship

Stomach Illness Outbreak on Cruise Ship - Norovirus

Stomach Illness Outbreak on Cruise Ship

USA Today reports a Celebrity Cruises ship sailing in the Caribbean is experiencing an unusually large breakout of a norovirus-like illness, with more than 15% of passengers having fallen ill. It has been reported that the ships medical facilities were overwhelmed.

Spokeswoman Cynthia Martinez states about 300 out of 1,800 passengers on the Celebrity Mercury are suffering from stomach upset, vomiting and diarrhea.

The ship set sail out of Charleston on Feb. 15 on an 11-night voyage to the Caribbean that is scheduled to end in the city on Friday.

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