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  • Stomach virus norovirus steps to take to help you recover more quickly
    Speed your recovery from 'Noro' stomach flu virus
    Having resurfaced again in 2014 - and in a new form - the Norovirus, which has symptoms including gastrointestinal bloating, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, and diarrhea, has affected people in several states, including Georgia and Metro...
  • Princess Crown cruise ship: 170 infected by contagious virus during voyage
    Princess Crown cruise ship: 170 infected by contagious virus during voyage
    The Princess Crown cruise ship took sail for a month long voyage with approximately 4,100 people aboard. The trip on the Pacific Ocean was twenty-eight days long that left San Pedro and continued traveling towards Hawaii and Tahiti. OnNov. 16, CBS...
  • Injection
    Crown Princess has the norovirus, again
    Ebola in Africa. Bird flu in Britain, Netherlands and Germany. Now there is another outbreak that has people concerned. According to a Monday, Nov. 17 report by Latinos Post, norovirus was diagnosed, yet again, on a Carnival Cruise ship.The Crown...
  • Norovirus
    Norovirus cases most likely to originate in restaurants
    Despite the wide press attention that occurs with norovirus outbreaks on cruises (think the Royal Caribbean cruise and a Carnival cruise), most cases of norovirus actually come from restaurants. According to a LiveScience report on June 4, The...
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    Food Revolution Summit undaunted by denial-of-service attack
    The Food Revolution Summit, which is being broadcast daily through May 4, was hit by a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on its first day, April 26. Organized and hosted by John Robbins and his son Ocean, the summit is a week-long series...
  • norovirus
    Simple steps to prevent the spread of noroviruses
    Noroviruses are a group of related viruses. Infection with these viruses causes gastroenteritis, which is inflammation of the stomach and intestines. This leads to stomach cramping, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Anyone can be infected with...
  • Princess Cruises illnesses: Guests fined $300 for abandoning ship, Norovirus hit
    Princess Cruises illnesses: Guests fined $300 for abandoning ship, Norovirus hit
    Princess Cruises illnesses has resulted in passengers abandoning ship in San Diego after 104 passengers and 25 crew members had fallen ill with the Norovirus. According to maritime law, passengers cannot board and disembark from different U.S....
  • Princess Cruise illnesses: Another cruise, another outbreak, the virus of the 7 seas?
    Princess Cruise ship illnesses: Another cruise, another outbreak at sea
    Now that another cruise ship reports 83 passengers have a stomach flu, which is looking a lot like norovirus, is it time to be a land lover for your next vacation? This time it is the Princess Cruise Lines that have a group of passengers suffering...
  • Passengers sickened with Norivus-like symptoms on Crown Princess
    Suspected Norvirus hits passengers during Crown Princess California cruise
    At least three dozen passengers aren't enjoying the ride aboard theCrown Princessas she sails along California coast due to Norovirus-like symptoms that struck yesterday April 7. According to Karen Candy, public relations executive for the...
  • Norovirus
    Norovirus killed 4 locally, affected hundreds across the country
    The Minnesota Veterans Home confirmed today that four patients died last weekend due to a Norovirus outbreak. The Minnesota Department of Health is investigating these deaths as well as almost three dozen other patients who have recently...
  • Cruising healthy: Keeping clean every day keeps the illnesses away
    Cruising healthy: Keeping clean every day keeps the illnesses away
    It is winter time. Millions of people cruise during the winter every year. Whenever abysmal weather threatens, so does the flu season. No one enjoys catching the flu. Everyone knows the symptoms. Sweatiness, runny nose, diarrhea, and vomiting are...
  • NY hotel shut down: Resort became a modern day vomitorium, norovirus suspected
    New York hotel shut down: Catskill resort plagued by vomiting staff and guests
    A Catskill mountain resort hotel in upstate New York was temporarily shut down due to an illness breakout that's hit cruise ships on more than one occasion. Norovirus is the suspected culprit that caused staff and guests alike to vomit...
  • Mohonk Mountain House closes for week as hundreds fall ill to Norovirus-like symptoms.
    Mohonk Mountain House closes for week: Norovirus-like symptoms hit hundreds
    The historic N.Y. resort, the Mohonk Mountain House, is closed for a week due to a virus that has sickened hundreds of staff and guests at the popular vacation destination. By land and sea, some type of virus is making its rounds this year, first...
  • Carnival announces increased bookings fleetwide for January 2014
    Carnival Cruises announces record-breaking reservations for January 2014
    Just when some industry insiders were predicting drops in sales due to norovirus outbreaks and other cruise mishaps, Carnival Cruise Lines announced a record-setting month for reservations of more than 565,000 bookings between January 1 and...
  • What is Norovirus?
    What is Norovirus?
    Norovirus is a very contagious virus. A person can become infected from another infected person, by touching a contaminated surface, or ingesting infected food or water. Once infected with norovirus, a person may experience abdominal pain, nauseas...