Norovirus strikes down over 170 passengers on board Carnival Sunshine cruise

An outbreak of Norovirus is reported to have affected over 170 passengers on board the Carnival Sunshine cruise ship.

  • Carnival guests suffer symptoms vomiting and diarrhoea
  • Passengers report case count too low and many more ill
  • Your Holiday Claims offer free advice to affected travellers

A report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed that 173 of 3,001 passengers on board the Carnival Sunshine voyage have been affected by an outbreak of Norovirus.

Passengers of the Carnival Cruise, which docked into Florida on 5th March following a 14 night voyage, have also commented that the reported case count is too low and many more have fallen ill.

If you have fallen ill on board the Carnival Sunshine cruise liner you may be eligible to make a no win no fee claim for compensation.

Call today to speak to a dedicated cruise ship illness claim expert on 0330 100 2851.

Another outbreak of Norovirus affects guests on board Carnival Sunshine

Norovirus, also known as the ‘winter vomiting bug’, is a contagious virus which can cause gastroenteritis and a commonly reported cause of illness on board cruise ships.

It is reported that cases of Norovirus have affected 3 international cruise liners so far in 2016, claiming the enjoyment of a luxury cruises for hundreds of ill-fated travellers.

Passengers of the Carnival Sunshine voyage have submitted their reports to Outbreak News Today.

One passenger commented: “I was on that cruise. I had norovirus symptoms and my wife also. My wife was bed ridden with the norovirus for 2 days.”

Others have claimed the current count of illness cases is too low and report that some on board did not seek treatment as they “did not want to wait to be seen” among the queues of sick passengers.

Tracy Stansfield, expert holiday illness solicitor at Your Holiday Claims commented: “I am extremely concerned to hear of an outbreak of Norovirus affecting guests on board the Carnival Sunshine.

“At Your Holiday Claims, we have previously helped a large number of holidaymakers who have been affected by Norovirus on board cruises and would urge those affected to seek expert legal advice.

“Our dedicated cruise ship illness helpline is available to those affected on 0330 100 2851 where our specialist team will be happy to provide free advice to British holidaymakers on making a claim.”

Start Your Claim Today. No Win No Fee

If you have been affected by Norovirus on board the Carnival Sunshine cruise ship you may be eligible to make a no win no fee claim for compensation.

To find out what your claim may be worth, speak directly to a cruise ship claims specialist today on 0330 100 2851or simply complete our online contact form to arrange a quick call-back.


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If you would like more information on how to make a claim for holiday illness, or would like some advice to determine if you could have a successful claim, speak to our team of professional experts who cover a wide range of legal matters, from loss of income due to holiday illness to serious injury claims. Contact us today on 0330 100 2851.

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Norovirus strikes down over 170 passengers on board Carnival Sunshine cruise