|Appearance(s):||28 Days Later (comic series)|
|Location:||Isle of Wight|
Newport is a civil parish and a county town of the Isle of Wight, an island off the south coast of England. The town is situated slightly to the north of the centre of the Island, at the head of the navigable section of the River Medina, which flows northward to the Solent, and on which the town has a quay.
During or after the Original Outbreak of the Rage Virus in mainland Britain, the US Army opened a research centre in Newport, where they experimented on prisoners and criminals with the Infection in search of a cure.