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    Flu outbreak on cruise ship
    Written by Floris Steenkamp
    Wednesday, 18 April 2012 22:43

    A significant number of passengers were still suffering from the symptoms of a major flu-outbreak aboard the luxury cruise ship ?Arcadia?, when it called at the port of Walvis Bay last Friday. Many were not able to disembark at major ports, as the symptoms included severe coughing and shortness of breath, obliging especially elderly passengers to stay aboard...

    ...Arcadia? is on a four-month world cruise that started in Southampton, via the Mediterranean and the Suez Canal to Asia, Australia, the Indian Ocean and Cape Town. It is now on the north-bound return-journey to the United Kingdom traveling via Walvis Bay, St. Helena and Tenerife.