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3rd Florida-based ship has outbreak, state cases hit record

A COVID-19 outbreak took place on a South Florida-based cruise ship for the third time this week, as the number of coronavirus cases in Florida hit its highest level since the start of the pandemic.

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Seychelles confirms first cases of coronavirus

The Seychelles has confirmed its first two cases of coronavirus, which has now hit 25 countries in Africa, largely spared by the pandemic until recently.

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New norovirus strain could cause severe gastro epidemic

(Medical Xpress)—UNSW researchers have discovered a new strain of norovirus that they warn could cause a severe epidemic of acute gastroenteritis in Australia this winter.

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Peru closes ports to cruise ships to ward off virus

Peru is prohibiting cruise ships from docking at its ports for at least 30 days from Monday to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, the government said Sunday.

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World's largest cruise ship reports 48 COVID cases

At least 48 passengers and crew members on Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas—the world's largest cruise ship—have tested positive for COVID-19 and have been quarantined, the company said Monday.

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