Norovirus

A scientist examines bacteria.  (Source: CBS4)

How Dirty Is It Inside Your House?

Bacteria is all over your home and you may not even realize it. CBS4’s Brian Andrews examined the things if your house that could make you sick.

CBS Miami–05/01/2014

An outbreak of gastrointestinal illness aboard Royal Caribbean’s “Explorer of the Seas” has forced the cruise line to cut short the ship’s ten day trip through the Caribbean. (Source: CBS)

Cruise Cut Short Due To Sick Passengers, Crew

An outbreak of gastrointestinal illness aboard Royal Caribbean’s “Explorer of the Seas” has forced the cruise line to cut short the ship’s ten day trip through the Caribbean.

01/27/2014

January 17, 2014: The Majesty of the Seas.  (Source: CBS4)

Norovirus “Season” Is Upon Us

The “season” for norovirus, a gastrointestinal illness, has arrived in South Florida. Norovirus outbreaks can occur throughout the year. But, more than 80% of the outbreaks occur from November to April according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

CBS Miami–01/17/2014

Numerous students were reported sick at Manatee Bay Elementary School September 20, 2013.  (Source: CBS4)

Broward Schools: Norovirus To Blame For Student Illnesses

A mystery illness, according to Broward County officials, that sent students at a elementary school sick has been identified as a virus.

09/25/2013

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line (Source: royalcaribbean.com)

Struggling Cruise Industry Banking On Hot Technology

The cruise industry has had to overcome several tough obstacles through the last year or so. From the capsizing of the ship in Italy, to the cripple Carnival Triumph, and ships continually plagued with the norovirus.

CBS4–03/12/2013

Passengers aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship returned Friday claiming a virus outbreak aboard the ship. (Source: CBS4/Summer Knowles)

Passengers: We Returned From Cruise With Norovirus

For the second time in as many weeks, passengers returned from a vacation at sea with claims of hazardous health conditions aboard their cruise ship.

CBS4–03/08/2013

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“Sick” Ship Now Clean, Departs S. Fla.

The Princess Cruise Line ship “Crown Princess” departed Saturday afternoon after undergoing two days of intensive cleaning following back-to-back outbreaks of the norovirus.

CBS4–02/11/2012

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2nd Norovirus Outbreak Forces Crown Princess Back To Lauderdale

The Princess Cruise Line ship “Crown Princess” has returned to Port Everglades after another outbreak of the norovirus, which attacks the gastrointestinal system, the second for this ship in as many weeks.

CBS4–02/09/2012

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Crown Princess Returns To Port Again After Norovirus Outbreak

For the second time in as many days, the Princess Cruise Line ship “Crown Princess” is having to return to port after another outbreak of the norovirus, which attacks the gastrointestinal system.

CBS4–02/07/2012

(Source: Princes Cruise Line) Ruby Princess

“Sick” Ship Cleaned And Sent Back Out To Sea

The second of two Princess Cruise Line ships which reported an outbreak of norovirus has once again departed Port Everglades on a regularly scheduled cruise.

CBS4–02/05/2012

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