More than 600 aboard cruise ship are sickened

  • Article by: Hannah Sampson , Miami Herald
  • Updated: January 27, 2014 - 6:57 PM

The Explorer of the Seas ended its Caribbean trip two days ahead of schedule.

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kennyrogersJan. 27, 14 8:54 PM

What’s green, has two legs and a trunk? A seasick Royal Caribbean passenger.

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jimiekJan. 28, 1412:02 AM

These ships are like a large floating petri dish.

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hahatsktskJan. 28, 14 7:59 AM

Anytime you gather with the public you are taking a chance. All you can do is hope for the best. Looking forward to my cruise in 2 weeks!

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fishbachJan. 28, 14 8:17 AM

I think I'd rather paddle a canoe than take a cruise ship.

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mn2niceJan. 28, 14 8:53 AM

What these continuing statistics tell me is the cruise lines are apparently not engaged in ongoing epidemiological surveillance programs for their vessels. Every year we hear of outbreaks of illness on board cruise ships. Since many of them visit foreign ports of call, this is an alarming trend.

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