Final Report On The Diamond Princess

Everybody catches the flu. It’s just one of those facts of life and mostly it is an inconvenience. Maybe you lose a few days of work or school and you recover, unless you are part of a vulnerable group – underlying illness, immune compromised or elderly. Society works hard at reducing the spread of influenzaContinue reading “Final Report On The Diamond Princess”

Corona Virus Update 30

February 2020, The cruise industry is being seriously impacted by the coronavirus. Keep up to date on the latest news from cruise ports around the world. COVID-19 March 17th Keep up to date with The Intentional Traveler’s notices – Subscribe today. As of this morning in America, I cannot count the number of young peopleContinue reading “Corona Virus Update 30”

Corona Virus – What To Expect

February 2020, The cruise industry is being seriously impacted by the coronavirus. Keep up to date on the latest news from cruise ports around the world. Here’s what to look for and expect with infection of COVID-19 Corona Virus Keep up to date with The Intentional Traveler’s notices – Subscribe today Risk Factors For COVID-19Continue reading “Corona Virus – What To Expect”

Swine Flu of 2009 and Corona

Rather than work together and craft an effective and proportional response to the current corona virus epidemic the political class and unfortunately the news media as well, are using this as an opportunity to attack the opposing side. I thought it would be helpful to compare the progression and response of this epidemic to theContinue reading “Swine Flu of 2009 and Corona”

5 Ways To Avoid Getting Sick While Traveling

Cruising and the Risk of Contagion Part II How To Avoid Getting Sick While Traveling It’s not just cruise ships that provide an environment that allows for the spread of disease. Any public space that brings large numbers of people together in close quarters offers an increased chance of getting sick. Anyone who has hadContinue reading “5 Ways To Avoid Getting Sick While Traveling”

7 Things To Keep You Healthy While Traveling Introduction

Part I – Cruising and the Risk of Contagion We are huge fans of cruising but, occasionally, there is an area that causes concern: That’s illness and contagion onboard a ship. Until now, the biggest medical threat to a cruise ship has been the norovirus. It is extremely contagious, causes major stomach distress and hasContinue reading “7 Things To Keep You Healthy While Traveling Introduction”

Corona Virus & Cruising Update 15

February 2020, The cruise industry is being seriously impacted by the coronavirus. Keep up to date on the latest news from cruise ports around the world. Centered in China the corona virus (now named “2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease”) is of particular concern in the area around the South China Sea and has a serious impactContinue reading “Corona Virus & Cruising Update 15”

Corona Virus & Cruising Update 14

February 2020, The cruise industry is being seriously impacted by the coronavirus. Keep up to date on the latest news from cruise ports around the world. Centered in China the corona virus (now named “2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease”) is of particular concern in the area around the South China Sea and has a serious impactContinue reading “Corona Virus & Cruising Update 14”