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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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COVID cases halt Canaries-bound cruise for 3,000

Some 3,000 passengers, mostly Germans, saw their Canary Islands-bound cruise halted Monday after a COVID-19 outbreak forced them to disembark in Lisbon, Portuguese authorities said.

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Models predict optimal airplane seating for reduced viral transmission

As airline ticket sales have soared during the holiday season and the omicron variant causes surges of COVID-19 cases, a new University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign study may help passengers and airlines reduce risk of COVID-19 ...

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Brazil health agency confirms COVID-19 cases in cruise ship

Passengers on the cruise ship MSC Preziosa had to wait more than six hours to disembark at Rio de Janeiro Sunday due to an inspection by Brazilian health authorities that confirmed 28 cases of COVID-19 on board - 26 passengers ...