Norovirus Outbreak Reported on MS Zaandam

   June 23, 2018 ,   Accidents

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is reporting an outbreak of norovirus onboard Holland America Line's cruise ship in Alaska.

73 people reported falling ill on ms Zaandam which is carrying over 2,000 passengers and crew.

MS Zaandam cruise ship

On Friday, June 23, Holland America released a statement confirming that a number of cruise passengers had reported falling ill with stomach virus on Monday. The cruise company said it had activated a protocol to isolate ill guests in their cabins, as well as had cleaned door handles, railings and other commonly touched surfaces in order to prevent the virus from spreading.

MS Zaandam was docked in Juneau, Alaska all day on Friday, June 22. It departed at 10:00 p.m. and headed to a number of other Alaska ports before returning to Seattle July 2.

For other ms Zaandam accidents and incidents see at the ship's CruiseMinus page.

Your personal data will be processed and information from your device (cookies, unique identifiers, and other device data) may be stored by, accessed by and shared with third party vendors, or used specifically by this site or app. Some vendors may process your personal data on the basis of legitimate interest, which you can object to by managing your options below. Look for a link at the bottom of this page or in our privacy policy where you can withdraw consent.