Investigation Update on the Regal Princess
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Cruise Line: Princess Cruises
Cruise Ship: Regal Princess
Voyage Dates: 12/7-12/27/06
Number of ill passengers out of total number of passengers: 75 of 1479 (5.07%)
Number of ill crew out of total number of crew: 5 of 678 (0.07%)
Predominant symptoms: diarrhea and vomiting
Actions: Princess Cruises and the crew aboard the ship took the following actions to respond to the outbreak:
- increased cleaning and disinfection procedures,
- collected stool specimens for analysis,
- sent daily updates to CDC until the number of ill people returned to expected levels.
- Page last reviewed: July 15, 2009 (archived document)
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