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Norovirus outbreak hits cruise ship passengers

Norovirus outbreak hits cruise ship passengers
From BBC - August 10, 2017

At least 91 passengers on a cruise ship have been hit by a suspected case of norovirus, Australian authorities say.

The virus, a stomach bug, was detected on the first day of the Sun Princess cruise to the South Pacific, a statement by its parent company said.

Queensland state health authorities confirmed the cases after the ship berthed in Brisbane.

The Sun Princess was affected by two similar cases in February.

In the latest instance, passengers had boarded the ship for a 10-day cruise when they began reporting symptoms, Princess Cruises said.

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