Norovirus leaves hundreds sick on Oasis Of The Seas cruise ship in Caribbean


A cruise ship has been forced to cut short a Caribbean tour after hundreds of passengers were hit by the dreaded norovirus.

Oasis Of The Seas – once the world’s largest cruise liner – is returning to a port in Florida a day early after 277 guests and crew members were struck down with the vomiting and diarrhoea bug.

Owen Torres, a spokesman for Royal Caribbean, which operates the vessel, said: “We think the right thing to do is get everyone home early rather than have guests worry about their health.”

Passengers complained the ship was in “complete chaos” after they were forced to stay on board when the vessel docked in Falmouth, Jamaica.

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Passengers complained the ship was in ‘complete chaos’

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