Viking Sea Cruise – outbreak update: Vibrio and E. coli reported as causative agents

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In a follow-up on the gastrointestinal illness outbreak that affected 118 passengers and crew onboard a recent Viking Cruise Lines Viking Sea voyage, The Centers for Disease Control Prevention Vessel Sanitation Program (CDC-VSP) reported the causative agents as Vibrio (no species indicated) and E. coli on Wednesday.

This is the first and only cruise ship outbreak investigated and reported by VSP this year.

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