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The Isle of Wight is a county and the largest island of England, located in the English Channel, on average about 2–5 miles (3–7 km) off the south coast of the county of Hampshire, separated from the mainland by a strait called the Solent. The Island has many resorts which have been holiday destinations since Victorian times.
In 28 Days Later
During or after the Original Outbreak of the Rage Virus in mainland Britain, the US Army opened a research centre in Newport on the (apparently uninfected) Isle of Wight, where they experimented on prisoners and criminals with the Infection in search of a cure.