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A West Indian Company employee removes a yellow caution barricade tape from around the Royal Caribbean International's Explorer of the Seas crusie ship, docked at Charlotte Amalie Harbor in St. Thomas, United States Virgin Islands, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. U.S. health officials have boarded the cruise ship to investigate an illness outbreak that has stricken at least 300 people with gastrointestinal symptoms including vomiting and diarrhea. (AP Photo/Thomas Layer)