About 200 people were vomiting and diarrhea aboard two cruise ship with destination to San diego, according to federal health officials revealed.
The federal agency centers for Control and prevention (CDC) said that 112 passengers and crew members fell ill from norovirus aboard the Celebrity Infinity, carrying about 2,000 people of Fort Lauderdale (Florida) San Diego, on a journey which crossed the Panama Canal.
However the Celebrity Cruises cruise company said that the sick were 100 and that they reacted favorably to medical treatment that given onboard.
The Cruiser arrived Monday in San Diego and set sail towards the channel if they conclude the work of disinfection, according to AP. Revealed.
The norovirus can get by ingesting food or water contaminated or by an infected person.
The Agency Royal Caribbean the cause of the disease is unknown, but authorities are investigating.
For its part, the cruise ship Legend of the Seas, Royal Caribbean company, you will arrive on Tuesday at San Diego. The CDC says that 116 passengers and crew members fell ill for unknown reasons.
It should be recalled that in January of the year passed more than 300 tourists suffered from vomiting and diarrhea aboard a cruise ship from Royal Caribbean, which departed from Cape Liberty, New Jersey.
Often blame for similar symptoms is norovirus, it sweeps indoors as cruise ship and it is fast spreading
Symptoms of norovirus include vomiting and diarrhea. This virus is known to affect schools and pleasure cruises. The CDC says that most people recover within three days.