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Investigation Update on the Constellation

Cruise Line: Celebrity Cruises

Cruise Ship: Constellation

Voyage Dates: 10/16-10/27/06

Number of ill passengers out of total number of passenger: 65 of 1955 (3.32%)

Number of ill crew out of total number of crew: 1 of 978 (0.10%)

Predominant symptoms: diarrhea and vomiting

Actions: Celebrity Cruises and the crew aboard the ship took the following actions to respond to the outbreak:

  • increased cleaning and disinfection procedures,
  • sent daily updates throughout the following voyage,
  • notified oncoming passengers about the outbreak,
  • submitted stool specimens to the University of AZ for analysis.

 
 
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