Emails show urgency as NC officials grappled with cases from Biogen superspreader conference
June 01, 2021 at 12:37 PM EDT
In early March of 2020, North Carolina officials scrambled to understand the local impact of a business conference in Boston that was being linked to a growing number of cases of the novel coronavirus. Those local cases played a major role in Gov. Roy Cooper's decision to effectively shut down the state.