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Dozens get sick on cruise ship

Saturday, January 18, 2014 - 00:33

Jan. 18 - Norovirus is believed to have sickened nearly 70 people aboard a Royal Carribean Cruise ship. Linda So reports.

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Close to 70 people got sick on Royal Caribbean's "Majesty of the Seas" during a four-night cruise in the Bahamas and Key West. The ship docked in Miami on Friday. After going through a thorough sanitation, the ship was sent back out to sea. A company spokesman says 68 people onboard including two crew members came down with stomach ailments. They suspect norovirus is to blame. This is typically the season for norovirus, a gastrointestinal illness. The Centers for Disease Control says 80% of outbreaks occur from November through April.

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Dozens get sick on cruise ship

Saturday, January 18, 2014 - 00:33