Health Officials Confirm Fifth E. Coli Case in Boone County
BOONE COUNTY - The Missouri State Public Health Lab confirmed a fifth case of E. coli in Boone County on Tuesday. A release said the case was an adult who did not require hospitalization.
The confirmed cases in Boone County range from two to 31 years old, two of the five required hospitalization, two were minors, and all consumed unpasteurized milk from the same farm in Howard County. Officials said the farm remains the only known link between all five of Boone County's cases.