Port Canaveral Surpasses Miami As World'S Busiest Cruise Port
Port Canaveral Overtakes Miami as Top Cruise Port in US
February 25, 2023
Japan Sees 1St Foreign Cruise Ship Arrival In 3 Years
First foreign cruise ship docks in Japan in three years after COVID-19 suspension lifted
March 1, 2023
Show all

FDA investigates Legionnaires’ disease on cruise ships

Fda Investigates Cases Of Legionnaires Disease On Cruise Ships

You need to know…This page may contain affiliate links. If you click and purchase, we may receive a small commission
at no extra cost to you. We only recommend products and services that we have personally used and/or vetted.

CKIA’s View::

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating several cases of Legionnaires’ disease linked to several cruise ships. The illness is caused by Legionella bacteria and is transmitted through inhaling water mist contaminated with the bacteria. The FDA is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the cruise ship industry to identify the source of the outbreak and prevent further cases. The investigation involves examining the cruise ships’ water systems and taking samples for testing. The FDA recommends that anyone experiencing symptoms such as fever, cough, and shortness of breath after being on a cruise ship seek medical attention immediately.

From the original article…

As part of its enforcement activities, the Food and Drug Administration sends warning letters to entities under its jurisdiction. Some letters are not posted for public view until weeks or months after they are sent. Business owners have 15 days to respond to FDA warning letters. Warning letters often are not issued until a company has been given months to years to correct problems. American Cruise Lines Guilford, CT American Cruise Lines is on notice from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) after an inspection of their American Star […]

Cruising Know It All
Cruising Know It All
We're here to help you make the most of your next cruise adventure. We are avid cruisers who believe that how you cruise is as important as where you cruise. Take a look around and let us know if you have any questions.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *