By David Mittleman

Norovirus as a “Cruise Ship” Illness is Not an Accurate Reputation

If you’ve heard of Norovirus, the the foodborne illness that can leave you with inflamed intestines and stomach, you’ve likely heard it called the “cruise ship” illness. In January of this year, nearly 700 people became ill after eating contaminated food aboard the Explorer of the Seas cruise ship. Some of those people were so sick they couldn’t travel home for some time, and others were taken to local hospitals on a stretcher when the ship docked in New Jersey. Although that was definitely …read more