172 Passengers on Month-Long Cruise Fell Ill with Norovirus, CDC Says

November 17, 2014 11:31 PM

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A cruise ship docked in California on Sunday after 172 people on board fell ill with the highly contagious norovirus during a nearly month-long trip, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.

Some of the more than 4,100 people aboard the Crown Princess began to show signs of the gastrointestinal sickness a few days into the voyage from Los Angeles to Hawaii to Tahiti, according to NBC News.

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