For the past two days, the Carnival Triumph has been stranded at sea following an engine fire. The good news is that all the passengers on board are safe and the ship is now being towed slowly toward Mobile, Alabama. The bad news is that the ship’s electricity is down, which means that there is no air conditioning and sweltering indoor temperatures. There is also no hot water and limited toilet function.
As tempers flare among the 3,143 passengers and 1,086 crew, the conditions alone could present a floating biohazard. Peter joined the team at CBS This Morning to look at this danger at sea.
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