The lawsuit was filed on behalf of more than 150 inmates housed in the prison — formally known as the Mississippi State Penitentiary — and alleges “barbaric” conditions within the facility, including food contaminated with rat feces and cockroaches, flooded cells and lack of medical care. See More

A California patient being treated for novel coronavirus is the first US case of unknown origin, CDC officials said. The…

Posted by CNN on Thursday, February 27, 2020