The state’s largest E. coli outbreak in three years is continuing to grow. Right now, health officials have confirmed 24 cases of the highly contagious bacteria.
With North Carolina’s worst E. coli outbreak since 2001, Tomerrial Boykin, a concerned Wilson mom, isn’t taking her son’s diarrhea problems lightly.
The health department said around 40 possible cases, mostly in children, have been reported in recent weeks.
Health officials have linked at least 15 cases to the State Fair.