Norovirus

The new Caribbean Princess departs on its maiden voyage from Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., in this April 3, 2004 file photo. Federal health officials are investigating after an outbreak of illness has caused Caribbean Princess cruise ship to ends its trip early and returned to port in Houston late Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 more than a day ahead of schedule after more than 170 passengers and crew members aboard became sick. (AP Photo/Princess Cruises, Andy Newman, File)

3 dozen possibly ill with Norovirus on cruise ship sailing off California coast

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Officials say more than three dozen people are possibly ill with the highly contagious Norovirus while onboard a cruise ship sailing to ports in California. Princess Cruises spokeswoman Karen Candy says […]

04/09/2014

In this photo taken Tuesday, March 11, 2014, line cook Javier Rodriguez uses his bare hands to make chicken tacos at the Hock Farm restaurant in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

In California, chefs fight for bare-hand contact

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As the happy hour crowd poured in on a recent weeknight, the kitchen and bar staff at Hock Farm restaurant scrambled to meet the incoming orders. One used her hands to […]

03/24/2014

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Cruise ship passengers recall days of misery

BAYONNE, N.J. (AP) — Passengers aboard a cruise ship on which hundreds fell ill recalled days of misery holed up in their rooms or the infirmary as the Explorer of the Seas returned to its […]

01/29/2014

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Queen Elizabeth leaves hospital after stomach bug

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II left the London hospital where she’d been treated for the symptoms of a stomach infection Monday, following a brief and rare hospitalization for the 86-year-old head of state.

03/04/2013

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US hit by new stomach bug spreading around globe

NEW YORK (AP) – A new strain of stomach bug sweeping the globe is taking over in the U.S., health officials say. It may not be unusually dangerous, but many people might not be able to fight off its gut-wrenching effects.

01/26/2013

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CDC: New version of stomach bug causing US illness

NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say a new strain of stomach bug that’s sweeping the globe is taking over in the U.S.

01/24/2013

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Wave of illness subsides on Caribbean cruise

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The cruise line that operates the Queen Mary 2 says an apparent outbreak of gastrointestinal illness has subsided as the ship heads back to port.

01/02/2013

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