Nevada’s Loveluck Prison Reports Three Inmates Infected With E Coli Strain

July 30, 2015

Three inmates at the Lovelock Correctional Center in Nevada are apparently  infected with some strain of E. coli. Nevada public health officials say one case is confirmed and two more are suspected at the prison best known for housing one-time football star OJ Simpson.

Lovelock is located about 100 miles northeast of Reno. It is one of nine state prisons run by the Nevada Department of Corrections.

The department announced the E. coli cases in a news release issued Thursday. The Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health has been invited to the prison to investigate. It submitted samples to…