Waynesville mom hopes post about son with La Crosse encephalitis spreads fast
by John Le
Thursday, August 9th 2018

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) A Waynesville mom used to social media to warn parents about La Crosse encephalitis.

"And so it's breaking all of our hearts to see the spunkiest one out of five brothers down," LoriAnne Surrett said, reading the post no parent wants to write.

The heartfelt words about her son Noah have been shared more than 1,400 times on Facebook.

Her 6-year-old was hospitalized last weekend. Saturday he complained of a headache and eventually had a seizure...