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Old 05-25-2005, 05:44 AM
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Originally Posted by nikitakity
I just found out that there is an entire block that has been quarentined because the inmates got scabies. I was also told that they are washing the inmates white clothing with the mop heads that they use to clean the floors! That is pretty grose and you would think they could wash them seprately. My hubby sees the board nexy month and hopefully will get out of that terrible place. They are nasty!
Scabies: A highly communicable skin disease caused by an arachnid, (itch mite) Scabies is transmitted by direct contact with infected persons.
it is very similar to lice. Just like your kids when they go to school, whenever you have many people in a confined area if someone has it when they come in the jail, (that is not always readily seen on booking) someone may transmit it to another inmate.
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