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'S.S. Ebola' passengers show good humor on cruise despite viral anxiety
'S.S. Ebola' passengers show good humor on cruise despite viral anxiety

They dubbed the ship the S.S. Ebola, bellied up to the bar to spend $200 vouchers, and shared wild rumors for several days at sea. But when passengers of the Carnival Magic stepped ashore in Galveston on Sunday morning, their vacation smiles soon faded to frowns of wary bemusement at the phalanx of television cameras there to greet them. The Ebola scare was over. The media infestation was in full force. ------------- FOR THE RECORD: An earlier version of this post said the CEO of Carnival Corp., Arnold W. Donald, visited the Carnival Magic. The CEO of Carnival Cruise Lines, Gerald R. Cahill, visited the ship. ------------- A Dallas hospital worker had long since left the...

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