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Date Published: July 11, 2009
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Cruise Ship Stricken with Norovirus Arrives Home
Marco Polo (11:35 a.m. EDT) -- Marco Polo, the ship whose sailing was cut short due to Norovirus afflicting a large number of its passengers (44 percent), arrived back in Tilbury today, as expected.

According to the U.K.'s Press Association via Fenland Citizen's Web site, more than 600 passengers have already begun to travel home, but 11 passengers who are still recovering remain on the ship.

A Transocean Cruises company spokesman told the Press Association that, “Marco Polo will stay in Tilbury until July 14, and in conjunction with the Port of London health authority, the vessel will undergo a full sanitisation programme.”

The ship is scheduled to embark on a 12-night Baltic and St. Petersburg cruise on Tuesday.

We'll keep you posted on any further developments.

-- by Kim Kazell, Assistant Editor

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