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Military to cover for norovirus-hit Winter Olympics security AP NEWS PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — South Korean authorities deployed 900 military personnel at the Pyeongchang Olympics on Tuesday after the security force was depleted by an outbreak of norovirus. Games organizers said 32 workers are being treated for norovirus in...
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The number of cruise ships failing health and safety inspections hits 10-year high By Jacob Passy
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Two more Carnival ships get unsatisfactory sanitation scores By Tom Stieghorst / January 17, 2018 --
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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...