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  • CDC: Investigation Update on the Queen Victoria (Cunard Cruise Line)

    Last Reviewed: February 1, 2024

    Cruise Line: Cunard Cruise Line

    Cruise Ship: Queen Victoria

    Voyage Dates: January 22–February 12, 2024

    Voyage number: V404

    Number of passengers who have reported being ill during the voyage out of total number of passengers onboard: 123 of 1,824 (6.74%)

    Number of crew who have reported being ill during the voyage out of total number of crew onboard: 16 of 967 (1.65%)

    Predominant symptoms: diarrhea, vomiting

    Causative agents: unknown

    Actions: In response to the outbreak, Cunard Cruise Line and the crew aboard the ship reported the following actions:
    • Increased cleaning and disinfection procedures according to the ship’s outbreak prevention and response plan.
    • Isolated ill passengers and crew.

    VSP is remotely monitoring the situation, including reviewing the ship’s outbreak response and sanitation procedures.

    Note: The gastrointestinal illness cases reported are totals for the entire voyage and do not represent the number of active (symptomatic) gastrointestinal cases at any given port of call or at disembarkation.

    Learn how passengers can protect themselves with these tips for healthy cruising.

    The Vessel Sanitation Program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention requires cruise ships to log and report the number of passengers and crew who say they have symptoms of gastrointestinal illness. Find information about an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness on the Queen Victoria.
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