Cruise Ship Illness

Caribbean CDC Travel Alert Zika Virus Outbreaks

March 23, 2017 Janet Cole

Medical facilities on cruise ships can vary widely depending on ship size, itinerary, length of cruise, and passenger demographics. Generally, shipboard medical clinics can provide medical care comparable to that of ambulatory care centers. Although […]

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Independence Of The Seas Miracle Baby Preemie

September 23, 2015 Janet Cole

Cruise ship passenger  Emily Morgan gives birth months early aboard cruse ship at sea to one pound eight ounce  micro-preemie baby boy Haiden after 30 minutes labor. On Tuesday, September 1, 2015, Emily Morgan who runs a gymnastic […]

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Barf Lawyers Lose Against Cruise Line

August 1, 2015 Janet Cole

No Special Treatment:  Sickly #cruise ship passengers will suck it up like the rest of the world. An article by Maritime Executive shows the cruise line was not a fault for barf fest, stating “However, the performing […]

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Cruise Ship Passenger Mexico Medical Disembarking

June 6, 2015 Janet Cole

Cruise Bruise: Ohio single mom stranded in Mexico when child needs surgery on #cruise raises $17,764+ online. A cruise ship passenger family from Springfield, Ohio, who had driven to Galveston, Texas to embark on Carnival Triumph Monday, June 1, […]

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Cruise Ship Norovirus Outbreaks

May 9, 2015 Janet Cole

Cruise Bruise:  #cruise ship Norovirus outbreaks not the cruise line’s fault, but you can’t sue the air. May 9, 2015 – In this day of get rich quick lawsuit mentality, the first thought some people have when it […]

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Two San Diego Cruise Ships Epidemics

April 14, 2015 Janet Cole

Two San Diego Cruise Ships Report Sick Passengers Two San Diego #cruise ship reporting epidemics. The CDC is investigating epidemics which included 228 sick with Norovirus type symptoms. Cruise ship Norovirus-like symptoms having been affecting passengers sailing […]

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Doctor Brings Ebola To New York

October 24, 2014 Janet Cole

New York doctor, Craig Spencer who works with Doctors Without Borders flew back to New York from West Africa after treating ebola patients tests positive. Craig Spencer, 33, came back from treating Ebola patients in Guinea October 17 and developed a […]

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Cruise Ship Gets USCG Blood Airdrop

August 24, 2014 Janet Cole

Cruise Bruise: Carnival Cruise Lines’ cruise ship Carnival Miracle departed from Vancouver, BC. Then, 400 miles NE of Oahu, Hawaii  #cruise ship passenger receives 10 units of blood via airdrop. The United States Coast Guard (USCG) press release said, ” […]