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Royal Caribbean cruise ship scrubbed clean in Baltimore after 200 fall sick
Royal Caribbean cruise ship scrubbed clean in Baltimore after 200 fall sick

Cleaning crews spent much of Monday and Tuesday scrubbing down a cruise ship docked in Baltimore and the port's cruise terminal after a nasty little virus treated more than 200 passengers and crew members to bouts of diarrhea and vomiting. The newly cleaned Grandeur of the Seas was expected to embark again from Baltimore as scheduled Tuesday evening, a Royal Caribbean spokeswoman said. The norovirus, which also broke out on the Grandeur twice last year, can spread quickly in confined spaces like cruise ships through contaminated food and water — think the buffet line — and can cling to hard surfaces until picked up by its next unwilling host. It can also be hard to...

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