Plague cruise: Passengers "angry and mutinous" after they are told to stay in their cabins as winter vomiting strikes down 400

Plague cruise: Passengers 'angry and mutinous' after they are told to stay in their cabins as winter vomiting strikes down 400 At least 150 on board P&O's Oriana reported being ill in the wake of a vomiting bug outbreakOne passenger on board the liner, which was touring Europe's Christmas markets, described the trip as a 'cruise to hell' The cruise operator has said just nine cases of norovirus had been confirmed | UPDATED: 22:56 GMT, 12 December 2012 It was billed as a luxurious cruise around the romantic and atmospheric traditional Christmas markets of northern Europe. Instead hundreds of passengers have been left quarantined in their cabins after a severe outbreak of norovirus – the winter vomiting bug – swept through the P&O cruise liner Oriana.