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Health question

Shippagan, Canada
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Health question

So what is the status of the Gastroenteritis (stomach flu) in and around PDC these days?

Was bad for a while earlier this winter, and now?

Minneapolis
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1. Re: Health question

I was wondering the same thing. I think it must have slowed down because there hasn't been as much chatter about people getting sick.

Playa del Carmen...
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2. Re: Health question

Yes happily it seems that those norovirus cases drastically dropped off, and I can't remember the last one I heard about...

Burnaby, Canada
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3. Re: Health question

just back and heard of no one having any stomach problems...including ourselves

Vancouver
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4. Re: Health question

Over the past few months, the flu bug has been worse in the US

Mostly brought by outsiders - just like cruise boats

Wouldn't worry about it

Ontario
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5. Re: Health question

HI,

My daughter and I just spent a great week at Rivera Princess. Into Playa a couple of times.

Didn't hear of a person with a upset at our resort, or anyone complaining at the airport.

Cheers

Worcester, United...
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6. Re: Health question

Fingers crossed that the Norovirus (very different from Flu!) has passed by for this year. In the UK the cases of Noro start to decrease at this time of year so I would guess that it is dropping off everywhere as less infected people mean that there are less to pass the virus on!

Concord, MA
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7. Re: Health question

Just got back from Playa del Carmen and no talk of any illness. Our group (49, 49, 14, 12) stayed healthy the whole time. Bring wet ones wipes!

Nova Scotia, Canada
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8. Re: Health question

A number of us were there last week and were sick for 1-3 days. A trip to my doctor and he feels it was food-related. Not sure this helps.

Winnipeg, Canada
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9. Re: Health question

We were in Playa Feb 9-16. 3 out of 4 in our group got it. :( Thankfully it was basically a 24 hour thing.

btw......we were so careful. None of us believe it was food related.

Worcester, United...
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10. Re: Health question

I have now got a horrible cold with only a week to go. Will spend the next week eating vitamins!