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Norovirus outbreak sickens 150-plus on Oasis of the Seas

Norovirus outbreak sickens 150-plus on Oasis of the Seas
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This Oct. 30, 2009 file photo released by Royal Caribbean shows Royal Caribbean s Oasis of the Seas departing a ship yard in Finland. (AP / Royal Caribbean)

Published Thursday, January 10, 2019 11:52AM EST

MIAMI -- More than 150 passengers on Royal Caribbean s Oasis of the Seas have been hit with an outbreak of Norovirus as it sailed from Florida to Jamaica.

Passengers took to social media on Wednesday, tweeting they were forced to stay onboard the cruise ship after docking in Falmouth, Jamaica, on Wednesday for what was supposed to be a day of excursions.

The ship left Port Canaveral on Florida s Atlantic Coast on Sunday. It is on a seven-night cruise through the Caribbean with a stop planned in Cozumel, Mexico, before returning.
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