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Suspected Norovirus outbreak in Stateville prison sickens 130

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Illinois Public Health and Corrections officials are looking into an outbreak of what's suspected to be the Norovirus at the Statesville prison near Joliet.

About 130 inmates have come down with symptoms, which are similar to food poisoning and the stomach flu.

State officials say they're working to disinfect the units and figure out what caused the outbreak.

Two of the prison's minimum security units are said to be affected.

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