DENVER (CBS4) – More than 160 inmates in five Colorado prisons are sick with a mysterious virus.

The virus is affecting prisons in Denver, Pueblo, Buena Vista, and Canon City.

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Because of the illness all inmate visits at the Denver Women’s, La Vista, and Fremont correctional facilities have been canceled.

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The Department of Corrections says the inmates who are sick have been experiencing flu-like symptoms.

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