Scabies Outbreak At Madison County Jail Under Control

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Updated: 2/04/2013 9:41 pm
Madison County Detention Center Jailer Doug Thomas said a scabies outbreak at the jail that dates back to January, is now under control.

The jailer said nearly a half dozen inmates contracted the itchy skin disease while housed in the detention center.

The condition is spread by direct contact.

The disease is treated with medicated prescription creams.
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