Norovirus Outbreak Interrupts Sun Princess Cruise

Reports from the the Sun Princess say that travelers suffered from a "norovirus outbreak" – affecting 229 passengers and crew. The boat was traveling near Singapore (from Australia) when the virus was detected. The virus can lead to nausea, stomach pain, vomiting and diarrhea and be especially impactful to younger...

New Smartphone-Based Device May Help Detect Norovirus on Cruise Ships

Commonly known as the the 'cruise ship' microbe because of its frequent outbreaks on the high seas, norovirus is simply no fun to get while you're on vacation. It's nasty virus responsible for vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain and dehydration – and can target both passengers and crewmembers alike. The virus...

Know Before You Go: 2019 Update on Cruise Ship Norovirus Breakouts

No one wants to feel queasy on their cruise ship vacation. And certainly, no passenger wants to experience vomiting, diarrhea and severe stomach cramps after paying for passage on a cruise ship to the Bahamas or Gulf of Mexico. Often, this happens because of a norovirus outbreak or other viral...