Tuesday, May 13, 2008

CDC Has No Records of Deathwinds Docking In US Ports?!

Apparently Scientology's death ship sneaks in to ports and then sneaks out again without informing the proper health authorities. The Deathwinds has repeatedly docked in Florida ports over the past 15 years.


From: "CDC-INFO"
Date: Mon, May 12, 2008 4:00 pm

We are sorry for the delay in responding to your email. A recent high volume of inquiries has slowed our response time. In addition to forwarding your request for information to National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), your request for information on investigations of the cruise ship, Freewinds, was also forwarded to subject matter experts within CDC’s Vessel Sanitation Program (VSP). We are pleased to provide you with the VSP response.

The VSP only inspects areas of the vessels related to gastrointestinal illness prevention (food, potable water, recreational water, etc.). However, a review of VSP files showed no record of an inspection of this vessel or the Boheme (a previous name). Also, everything that was found online indicates that the ship does not sail into US ports, or hasn't in recent years. If you have any additional information on other previous names of the vessel, VSP employees can check the VSP records.

Thank you for contacting CDC-INFO Contact Center. Please do not hesitate to call 1-800-CDC-INFO, e-mail cdcinfo@cdc.gov or visit http://www.cdc.gov if you have any additional questions.

CDC-INFO is a service of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). This service is provided by Vangent, Inc. under contract to CDC and ATSDR.

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