Due to the H1N1 virus, a cruise ship has been ordered to remain at sea off the coast of Australia, officials reported. The P&O Pacific Dawn is currently of the coast of the state of Queensland and, according to the Federal Health Minister Nicola Roxon, it could face a full quarantine to prevent the spread of the deadly virus.
Among the ship’s crewmembers there are 3 confirmed swine flu cases, which made Nicola Roxon to take this action. The crew is blamed to have infected many passengers in their cruises. Until now, more than 20 of the 2,000 P&O Pacific Dawn passengers are infected with the Swine Flu virus, so the ship will remain in quarantine for the moment.
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