Cruise Ship Quarantined Because Of Measles case


Eric Shuford

A cruise ship with over 300 passengers was ordered to be quarantined over an outbreak of a case of the measles. The cruise ship is in the Caribbean port of St. Lucia wednesday, May 2, 2019. It is said that measles spreads through the air produced from coughing or sneezing. Measles is dangerous especially for babies or young children. The ship has been under quarantine since Monday morning. Anyone who is not immunized against measles can contract the disease. The fatality rate of measles is about 15%.
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