When passengers fall victim to norovirus while cruising, cruise lines typically blame the passengers for bringing the virus aboard and sickening the ship and crew. But if this Canadian news report is correct, its looks like the table has been turned on one cruise line which allegedly sickened people ashore in the port of Halifax
A puke fest is underway on the Carnival Glory cruise ship, with passengers taking to the message boards at Cruise Critic to comment that passengers are suffering from diarrhea and other norovirus-like symptoms,
The message board states that Carnival prepared a letter to passengers this weekend that passengers on the prior cruise experienced norovirus sickness.
The U.S. Coast Guard website reports that it medically evacuated a 41-year-old woman from the Carnival Glory cruise ship today. The passenger reportedly exhibited stroke-like symptoms.
The cruise ship was approximately 55 miles southeast of Nantucket, Massachusetts at the time of the emergency.
Coast Guard Sector Boston received the word from the Carnival cruise ship at…