Authorities try to contain chicken pox at jail

April 18, 2008 9:57:11 AM PDT
Authorities are trying to keep chicken pox from spreading at the Harris County jail. Dozens of inmates are under quarantine as a precaution. The quarantine ended yesterday for one cell block, but remains in place for two others for a few more weeks.

This means they cannot receive visitors and guards must wear protective masks and gloves when going near the quarantined inmates.

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