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Norovirus outbreak strikes 2 Royal Caribbean ships

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(CBS) -- More than 200 people are sick with the norovirus after outbreaks on two different Royal Caribbean-owned cruise ships, reports CBS News correspondent Vladimir Duthiers.

Both ships left Fort Lauderdale at the end of March for 15-night cruises. The 965-foot long Celebrity Infinity was docked at the Port of San Diego Monday as workers on deck scrubbed it clean. The Legend of the Seas is expected to arrive there Tuesday and the Centers for Disease Control will take samples from the ship to try to determine just what made so many people sick.

Of 2,100 people, 106 on the Celebrity Infinity have reported norovirus symptoms. Over-the-counter medication was administered to combat the highly contagious virus.

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