Norovirus Sickens Hundreds on Three Different Cruise Ships

Posted on December 28, 2012

Travel turned to a nightmare for crew and travelers aboard three different cruise ships when the quick spreading norovirus sickened hundreds on each ship. Two of the ships that were impact by the norovirus include the Queen Mary 2 and Emerald Princess. It easy for the norovirus to spread on large ships because there are many people living close together. Food prep also becomes an issue when crew members fall ill with the virus known for causing very unpleasant nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. BBC News reports that there have been over 1 million cases of norovirus in the U.K. this year. Take a look: