Boy Scout Camp In Virginia Hit Hard By E. Coli Outbreak

August 3, 2008

A Boy Scout camp in Virginia has been hit hard by an E. coli outbreak, causing dozens to become sick.......Washington (ChattahBox) – A Boy Scout camp in Virginia has been hit hard by an E. coli outbreak, causing dozens to become sick.

To this point, there have been 15 confirmed cases of E. coli by public health officials in Virginia.

Breaking down the numbers further, 14 Boy Scouts, as well as one adult have been sickened by E. coli at the camp in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia.

An investigation is currently being carried out to try and find the exact source of the E. coli outbreak, as it is not yet known.

Though not all have been linked to the E. coli outbreak yet, over 50 Boy Scouts have been sickened, with 9 having to be sent to the hospital.


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