Norovirus confirmed on three recent cruises


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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported today that norovirus has been confirmed as the causative agent in the outbreak on three additional cruises – Celebrity Cruises Celebrity moderation And Celebrity constellation and Princess Cruises’ Ruby princess.


Celebrity Trips Celebrity moderation The flight from March 9 to March 18, 2023 had 136 illnesses among passengers and crew members.

Celebrity Trips Celebrity constellation From March 6 to March 17, 2023, 96 passengers and flight crew were infected with Norovirus.

Princess Cruises’ Ruby princess Feb 26 – Mar 5, 2023 Flight 318 had cases of vomiting and diarrhea from Norovirus.

In 2023 so far, nine cruise ship cruises have had outbreaks reported by the CDC. Four had norovirus as the pathogen, while the other five are still unknown.

Norovirus is a highly contagious viral disease that is often called by other names, such as viral gastroenteritis, Stomach fluAnd food poisoning.

the symptoms includes nauseaAnd vomitingAnd DiarrheaAnd some stomach cramps. Sometimes people additionally have a low fever, chills,headachemuscle pain and a general feeling of fatigue. The disease often begins suddenly, and injured The person may feel nauseous. In most people, the disease is self-limiting symptoms It lasts for a day or two. Generally, children You suffer from vomiting more often than adults.

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Norovirus spreads from person to person crowdedclosed Places. Norovirus usually spreads through contaminated food and water, touching surfaces or objects contaminated with norovirus and then putting your hand or fingers in your mouth and closing it communication With someone who is vomiting or has diarrhoea.

Norovirus outbreak on recent P&O Cruises, Arcadia, voyage

The CDC VSP conducts investigations if 3.0% of the ship’s passengers or crew have a gastrointestinal disease, or if an unusual disease pattern or feature is found (even if the disease rate is less than 3%).

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