114 more sick passengers arrive from major cruise line

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – For the second day in a row, a cruise ship arriving in San Diego unloaded a significant percentage of passengers suffering from gastrointestinal ailments.

114 out of 1,763 passengers aboard the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s Legend of the Seas vessel reported suffering from flu-like symptoms, including nausea and vomiting. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, two crew members also became ill during the 15-day cruise that originated in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

On Monday, the Celebrity Infinity of the Celebrity Cruise Line saw 106 of its 2,117 passengers report similar symptoms upon docking in San Diego.

The CDC is working closely with Royal Caribbean and Celebrity Cruises to inhibit the sickness and prevent further outbreaks.

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