‘We’re sitting ducks waiting to die’ – US prisoner on coronavirus crisis

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    It’s no surprise then that American prisons have become a hotbed for the virus. Our Washington Correspondent Siobhan Kennedy has been speaking to inmates in two Ohio state prisons who say conditions are rife for the spread of the disease.

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