Yep classic case of crossed eyeballs...or...senioritis...either way, it was a ROYAL CARIBBEAN ship that had to return because of norovirus.

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It was probably the picture of the Carnival ship in the story that Yahoo postedBig Smile

277 got sick (approx 5%).

I need to bump this up I guess.

I think most of the conversation was in the other thread - now MIA Sad

Yep...some interesting commentary from others including some mods.

Just saw the latest on this ... the numbers keep on growing

The gastrointestinal outbreak on the Oasis of the Seas sickened over 400 people, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC). RCCL reported that 385 of 6,285 (6.12%) guests and 17 of 2,169 (0.78%) crew members became ill. The CDC has not determined whether the passengers and crew were sickened by norovirus.

Have to be careful with numbers. You can be "sick" on a cruise and no one would ever know...just like going to work...or even better since no one on board except your immediate companions know squat about how you feel. Clearly, the cruise lines' bean counters keep statistical track of visits to the ships MD. and what they complained of, and what the treatments were. So did 385+17 have Norovirus? or bad lobster? or already sick when they got onboard? Going to be interesting as the story develops. Do they ever actually determine a source?

Almost 6%, 402 guests and crew with Montezumas Revenge, pretty significant, glad I'm not on board.

Me one coming up 2/7, out of top it all off, according to the news, LA is one state with a hi incidence of flu.

It happens.

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