CDC “Committed” To Resuming Cruises By Mid-Summer

CNBC reports:

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is “committed” to the resumption of cruise industry passenger operations in the United States by mid-summer, it said on Wednesday, announcing some new steps to speed approvals.

“If a ship attests that 98% of its crew and 95% of its passengers are fully vaccinated,” the agency said in a letter to the cruise industry released publicly, that ship may skip simulated voyages and move directly to open water sailing.

Read the full article. Earlier this month Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order which, he claims, bars cruises departing from Florida from requiring vaccinations.