CDC: Cruise Ships Are On Course for COVID

After finding 91 cruise ships with COVID outbreaks, some 5,000 cases, the CDC recommended that Americans avoid cruise ships, even if thay’re vaccinated, and no matter what Florida Governor Ron DeSantis says.


“CDC warns against cruises, regardless of vaccination status,” Adriana Gomez Licon, Associated Press


“Royal Caribbean’s Odyssey of the Seas prevented from entering 2 island nations due to Covid-19 outbreak onboard cruise ship,” Melissa Alonso and Aya Elamroussi, CNN


“Cases Rise, Criticism Mounts, but Ships Keep Cruising,” Ceylan Yeginsu, New York Times

“Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise cancel voyages amid Omicron scare,” Praveen Paramasivam, Reuters

“‘Not the cruise I signed up for’: 30-fold increase in Covid cases upends industry,” Erin McCormick, The Guardian

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Video: “Sea Cruise,” written by Huey “Piano” Smith, recorded by Jimmy Buffett, 1995.

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