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A?number of inmates have fallen ill with flu-like symptoms at Her Majesty’s Prison Dodds, forcing the authorities to quarantine an entire block.
Reports reaching the DAILY?NATION indicate that close to 250 inmates on the remand block at the St Philip institution have been quarantined for the past two weeks after some became ill with the influenza-like symptoms.
In addition, about 10 prison warders have gone on sick leave, with flu-like symptoms.
A reliable source said doctors were called into the prison and the medical facility which holds 11 beds was now full.
The source said the situation had prison staff uneasy, given the recent health warnings issued by the Ministry of Health.

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