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25 May 2020 18:21
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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    A review's underway after three Waikato prisoners were infected with campylobacter

    A review's underway after three Waikato prisoners were infected with campylobacter


    62 prisoners at Spring Hill Corrections Facility told staff they felt unwell amid a mass illness that was believed to have started on Christmas Eve.

    Acting deputy prison director Megan Tuhoro says the site will work with Public Health to determine the source of the infection.

    The three infected prisoners have since recovered.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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