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Pandemic Cruise Ship Vacations: Are They Truly Safe?

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After many months of staying at home during the pandemic, both Americans and New Mexicans are ready to drive, fly, and yes, sail once again. 

 

KSFR’s Mary Lou Cooper sat down with Dr. David Freedman, Professor Emeritus of Infectious Diseases at the University of Alabama Birmingham to find out if it’s truly safe going on that long-anticipated and well-deserved vacation. 

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To check on your cruise ship’s COVID-19 status, click here.Note: This data excludes ships sailing from Florida… For obvious reasons...

 

Mary Lou Cooper reports on consumer issues for KSFR as well as on politics and elder affairs. She has worked for the U.S. Congress as well as for the Nevada and Tennessee legislatures, and remains a political junkie. She worked many years for an association of Western state legislatures and was a contributor to “Capitol Ideas,” a national magazine about state government. In 2016 Cooper received a public service award from the New Mexico Broadcasting Association for her KSFR story on Internet romance scams. She has received journalism awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and from the National Federation of Press Women. She grew up in Oak Ridge, TN and received her BA from Emory University in Atlanta and her MA from the University of Texas Austin. She also holds fiction and screenwriting certificates from the University of Washington.
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