Gastro bug outbreak sickens dozens on Silversea ship

Gastro bug outbreak sickens dozens on Silversea ship

Tuesday, 16 Apr, 2024 0

Several passengers have been sickened during a cruise ship outbreak of a gastrointestinal illness aboard Silversea Cruises’ Silver Nova.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 28 of the ship’s 633 guests and one crew member reported sickness during a voyage that departed on March 31.

The CDC said the cruise line notified guests of the outbreak and isolated those who reported illness.

It also enhanced cleaning and disinfection measures.

The cruise began in Peru and is set to end today in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

The CDC recorded 14 cruise ship outbreaks  in 2023, with all but one put down to norovirus.


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