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Carnival Triumph Officially Fails USPH Sanitation Inspection Posted on December 30, 2017 by Jim Walker The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finally published the report of its sanitation...

Hotel Cleaning Crews in China Caught Using Toilet Brushes To Clean Drinkware By Michael Bartiromo | Fox News Forget about bedbugs or mysterious stains — some of the practices at a trio of Chinese hotels are far more disturbing. The cleaning crews at three high-end hotels in northern...
Sydney Man Perishes After Jumping from Cruise Ship
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Hundreds come down with stomach illness during Royal Caribbean cruise By Dakin Andone and Deanna Hackney, CNN Updated 6:11 PM EST, Sun December 17, 2017

Sky Harbor dealing with bed bug issue at Terminal 4 By: Liz Kotalik PHOENIX (KSAZ) - It's not the 

Norovirus evades immune system by hiding out in rare gut cells

Health, Safety and Environmental Standards in the growing luxury river cruise industry By Bart Maaswinkel (B.Sc.) In the last few years the popularity and...

How Cruise Ships Battle Norovirus By Jason Leppert PHOTO: Isolation to a cabin is sometimes required to stem the spread of norovirus. (photo by Jason Leppert) The mainstream media has blown out of proportion the degree to which norovirus occurs aboard cruises. Truth...

by Christopher Elliott of fortune.com Luxury Cruise Ships Found to Have Cockroaches, Dirty Grout and 'Potentially Hazardous' Food Federal health inspectors found health and sanitation problems on these two ships. Two cruise ships owned by Carnival Corp. have fallen afoul of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) inspectors,...

By Devon Andre of belmarrahealth.com Norovirus prevention may be possible with oregano oil and citric acid. Norovirus is highly contagious and often seen in school and cruise ship settings. It can result in vomiting, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. Although it often goes away on its own, effective preventative measures...

by maritime-executive.com On March 18, port authorities in St. Maarten refused entry to the Norwegian Cruise Lines vessel Norwegian Gem due to a gastrointestinal virus outbreak on board, citing the "interests of public health.” Following advance reports of an outbreak, a Port St. Maarten port control team boarded the vessel to inspect her. "While onboard,...