Cruise ships hit by norovirus

There has been an outbreak of the contagious Norovirus on board the P&O Cruise ships Oriana and Azura. The Azura returned to Southampton on Saturday, a day after the Oriana returned from a ten-day tour of the Baltics.

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The Oriana returns after outbreak of Norovirus

P&O Cruises has apologised to passengers who were affected by an outbreak of norovirus on one of its ships. More than three hundred people on the Oriana were struck down with the sickness bug during a ten day Christmas cruise.

The ship returned to Southampton this morning where it underwent extra cleaning. It is setting sail again in two hours time with hundreds more passengers to the Mediterranean. Andrew Pate has the story.

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