Aug 20 (Reuters) – The U.S. Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention (CDC) mentioned on Friday individuals at an elevated danger for extreme sickness from COVID-19 ought to keep away from journey on cruise ships, together with river cruises, no matter their vaccination standing.
Older adults and other people with medical circumstances usually tend to get severely unwell from the illness and may take skilled advise earlier than cruise ship journey, the company mentioned.
Cruise operators have been crusing from U.S. ports once more in current weeks with principally vaccinated friends and crew after prolonged talks with the CDC.
However a couple of on-board coronavirus circumstances and a Delta variant-driven enhance in U.S. infections have raised worries in regards to the cruise trade’s restoration from the lows seen final yr.
The well being company in Might started approving some cruise operations and in June eased its warnings and beneficial solely absolutely vaccinated individuals take journeys. learn extra
Reporting by Manojna Maddipatla and Mehr Bedi in Bengaluru; Modifying by Aditya Soni
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