Cozumel Mexico: Cruise Ship Denied Access, carrying passenger with possible exposure to Ebola

Posted on October 17, 2014 • Filed under: Cruises, Cuba, Travel Health

washingtonpost.com reported the cruise ship carrying a Texas health-care worker who “may have” handled lab specimens from Dallas Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan is headed back to the United States after Mexican authorities failed to grant permission for the ship to dock off the coast of Cozumel, according to a Carnival spokeswoman.

The Carnival Magic had been waiting off the Mexican coast since Friday morning for its scheduled port visit. Mexican authorities still hadn’t given clearance by noon, so the ship continued to its home port of Galveston, Tex., where it was due back on Sunday, according to Carnival. Read Article

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