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Report: Cruise ship quarantined in St. Lucia over confirmed measles case

Posted at 9:24 PM, May 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-02 05:56:19-04

A cruise ship with nearly 300 passengers has been quarantined in St. Lucia after a case of measles was confirmed, according to NBC News.

Health officials confirmed Monday that a female crew member has measles.

The ship, named Freewinds, is believed to be owned and operated by the Church of Scientology, according to a report.

Officials say the ship has been in quarantine since Monday morning and is scheduled to leave St. Lucia at 11:59 p.m. on Thursday.

This developing story will be updated as more information becomes available.