Seven inmates in Oklahoma state prisons have been hospitalized in the past three weeks with symptoms of salmonellosis.

Fourty-seven women at Eddie Warrior Correctional Center had symptoms of salmonellosis.

Of those who showed symptoms at the women’s prison in Taft, 18 had oklahoma.prisontested positive for salmonella by Thursday afternoon.

Another 37 inmates had salmonellosis symptoms at Jim E. Hamilton Correctional Center in Hodgen, Massie said. Five were hospitalized.

Lauri Smithee, director of the state Health Department’s acute disease service, told The Oklahoman the recent cases don’t rise to the level of an outbreak.

What? Prisoners are people too.