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  1. Norovirus on Cruise Ship Infects Scores

    It wasn’t the waves making them ill. Some 172 Crown Princess passengers and crew have contracted the highly contagious tummy bug. The ship, which also suffered an outbreak in April, glided through the Pacific for nearly a month before being greeted by public health officials in California yesterday. Those with tickets to embark on its next voyage — a Mexican Riviera cruise in late November — will be happy to hear it will undergo “stringent disinfecting protocols” before being allowed to set sail.

    Reuters, AFP

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