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Forum: Holland America Line Yesterday, 11:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,165
Posted By Salacia
An eyeglass repair kit (with various size tiny...

An eyeglass repair kit (with various size tiny screws and a tiny screwdriver). It's about the size of a deck of cards. When I lost the little screw from the frame of my eyeglasses, a very clever...
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 11:01 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,760
Posted By Salacia
New Health Screening Questionnaire

Cunard, like many other cruise lines, have changed the boarding questionnaire.

Here is the new form which apparently took effect 20, October 2014:

" What we are doing about Ebola

The...
Forum: Cunard Line Yesterday, 01:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By Salacia
Sorry, I could not find the answer to your...

Sorry, I could not find the answer to your question regarding your mother's voyage, but I did find this site which gives a very interesting history of the Carinthia...
Forum: Holland America Line October 21st, 2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 18,847
Posted By Salacia
Hi Sail. What I think is happening is that cruise...

Hi Sail. What I think is happening is that cruise lines are instituting measures in an effort to avoid having an asymptomatic passenger board the ship who might later prove to be infected with a...
Forum: Cunard Line October 21st, 2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,760
Posted By Salacia
Thank you. That link brought me to Google images,...

Thank you. That link brought me to Google images, and the chart you pasted. Clicking on that chart lead to this...
Forum: Cunard Line October 21st, 2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,760
Posted By Salacia
Sorry, but I can't read the fine print on that...

Sorry, but I can't read the fine print on that chart. Please, would it be possible for you to refer me to the site that you copied this chart and the previous chart you posted? Thanks.

Sadly, the...
Forum: Holland America Line October 21st, 2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 18,847
Posted By Salacia
I'd really like to hear the CDC response in...

I'd really like to hear the CDC response in regard to boarding being denied to anyone who "helped care for a person suspected of having Ebola"! Emergency room personnel, health care workers and...
Forum: Cunard Line October 20th, 2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,760
Posted By Salacia
Yes, it was very interesting. But that chart was...

Yes, it was very interesting. But that chart was based on some data that apparently was collected in 2012, and was then compared to more recent data (already out of date as to the deaths from Ebola...
Forum: Cunard Line October 20th, 2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,760
Posted By Salacia
Yo joisey, A chill pill? Alternatively, I...

Yo joisey, A chill pill? Alternatively, I recommended a donation to Doctors Without Borders/ Medeceins Sans Frontieres.

http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/our-work/how-we-work
Forum: Cunard Line October 20th, 2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,760
Posted By Salacia
http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/29616736

http://www.bbc.co.uk/newsbeat/29616736
Forum: Cunard Line October 20th, 2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,760
Posted By Salacia
Regarding the Carnival Magic "incident", what I'm...

Regarding the Carnival Magic "incident", what I'm having trouble understanding why the US Department of State got into such a dust up with the authorities in Belize and Cozumel. It was reported that...
Forum: Holland America Line October 20th, 2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 18,847
Posted By Salacia
Yeah, like why three adult microbiologist friends...

Yeah, like why three adult microbiologist friends would go to Disney World on vacation :confused::D
Forum: Holland America Line October 19th, 2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 18,847
Posted By Salacia
Ebola a non-factor? How many people do you think...

Ebola a non-factor? How many people do you think will die tomorrow from the Ebola Virus Disease? Not on a cruise ship, not next door, not in Boston...but in West Africa. Go ahead, take a guess, if...
Forum: Holland America Line October 19th, 2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,165
Posted By Salacia
It is surprising to me that a doctor would give a...

It is surprising to me that a doctor would give a script for Ciprofloxacin unless that patient presented certain symptoms, and was then confirmed by lab tests to have a bacterial infection. Cipro is...
Forum: Cunard Line October 19th, 2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,760
Posted By Salacia
PunkiC, Read the last line in the article you...

PunkiC, Read the last line in the article you quoted: "So even though they have similar R0s, Ebola's infections per unit of time is much higher than HIV's".


Because the lab worker thankfully...
Forum: Cunard Line October 18th, 2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,760
Posted By Salacia
According to several reports, a US Coast Guard...

According to several reports, a US Coast Guard helicopter flew to the Carnival Magic ship this afternoon to obtain blood samples from the reportedly symptom-free health care worker on board who might...
Forum: Cunard Line October 18th, 2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,760
Posted By Salacia
You're welcome, Artemis. It might take some...

You're welcome, Artemis.

It might take some time before the facts about what transpired when the Carnival Magic docked in Belize are known, but here is a report from Belize that indicates the...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 18th, 2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 903
Views: 104,393
Posted By Salacia
Partial quote Yes, I have read statements...

Partial quote

Yes, I have read statements from Carnival that the ships doctor has determined that the passenger in question is in good health and exhibiting no symptoms, and has no elevated...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 18th, 2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 903
Views: 104,393
Posted By Salacia
Thanks for that heads-up Underwatr. I just bought...

Thanks for that heads-up Underwatr. I just bought a several containers of those wipes to disinfect my house after having a really nasty cold. I think I'll go with my mom's recipe: one teaspoon of...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 18th, 2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,225
Posted By Salacia
Voluntary isolation? Are you certain of that?...

Voluntary isolation? Are you certain of that? Because that would mean the individual who might have been exposed to the Ebola Virus in the lab and her cabin mate are under no obligation to remain in...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines October 18th, 2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 903
Views: 104,393
Posted By Salacia
What a government can and can not do depends on...

What a government can and can not do depends on the laws of that country (provided it is country that abides by law).

In the United States, for example, the government (both State and Federal)...
Forum: Cunard Line October 17th, 2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,760
Posted By Salacia
oops, too late to add to my previous post, but...

oops, too late to add to my previous post, but according to this report, "The first human trials of a Canadian Ebola vaccine began Monday [13 Oct at Walter Reed Hospital in Maryland, USA], part of a...
Forum: Cunard Line October 17th, 2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,760
Posted By Salacia
Regarding the experimental vaccine developed in...

Regarding the experimental vaccine developed in Canada - "Dr. Gregory Taylor, Canada's chief medical officer of health, isn't ruling out a clinical trial of the experimental vaccine here in Canada,...
Forum: Cunard Line October 17th, 2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,793
Posted By Salacia
Not much of a milk drinker, but if you put a nice...

Not much of a milk drinker, but if you put a nice measure of decent wine in the saucer, I'd appreciate it. Thanks for asking! -S
Forum: Cunard Line October 17th, 2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,480
Posted By Salacia
Yes, I was thinking the same thing :) But, then...

Yes, I was thinking the same thing :) But, then again, it might require a ban on hat pins :eek:
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