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Investigation Update on the Norwegian Wind

Cruise Line: Norwegian Cruise Line

Cruise Ship: Norwegian Wind

Voyage Dates: 11/29-12/9

Number of ill passengers out of total number of passengers: 77 of 1671 (4.61%)

Number of ill crew out of total number of crew: 7 of 691 (0.01%)

Predominant symptoms: diarrhea and vomiting

Actions: In response to the outbreak, Norwegian Cruise Line and the crew aboard the ship took the following actions:

  • increased cleaning and disinfection procedures,
  • sent daily updates to CDC until the number of ill people returned to an expected levels,
  • submitted stool specimens for analysis.

The number of ill people returned to expected levels on the voyage with sailing dates on 12/9-12/20.