Investigation

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6:47 pm
Fri November 9, 2012

Petting Zoo Led To E. Coli Outbreak In Cleveland County

Carl Williams, the state's public health veterinarian, uses a laser pointer to show how strains of E. coli found at the petting zoo may have spread to other areas.
Tasnim Shamma

The culprit: the petting zoo.

After more than a month of investigation, state health officials say they've determined what may have led to 106 cases of E. Coli infection and one death.  Investigators say that now that the investigation has been completed, the next step is establishing a task force of state and local health officials and managers.

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