Officials: Petting Zoo Blamed For E. Coli Outbreak At Cleveland County Fair
SHELBY, N.C.--Officials are blaming the petting zoo at the Cleveland County Fair as the cause of the E. Coli outbreak.
More than 100 people were infected and 2-year-old Gage Lefevers died from complications of the illness.
State health officials released the cause Friday afternoon during a news conference at the county's health department.
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