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61 Now Ill in North Carolina E. coli Outbreak

The deadly E. coli outbreak linked to the Cleveland County Fair in North Carolina grew to 61 cases by Wednesday. At least 10 people have been hospitalized.

This latest figures comes less than a week after 2-year-old Gage Lefever died from his infection last Friday. His funeral services were held on Wednesday afternoon.

Food Safety News last covered this outbreak in detail yesterday.

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