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Cruises — an early hot spot for COVID-19 — set sail despite rapid omicron spread05:35
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The cruise industry restarted from U.S. ports in earnest about six months ago after a long disruption during the pandemic. But now, dozens of breakthrough cases of COVID-19 among passengers and crew are raising questions about safety protocols going forward.

Over the weekend, a Royal Caribbean ship docked off of Miami with at least 48 cases — and the majority of them were fully vaccinated.

Here & Now's Tonya Mosley speaks with Anna Jean Kaiser, a reporter for the Miami Herald who covers the tourism and cruise industries.

This segment aired on December 22, 2021.

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