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    http://www.live5news.com/story/24635...ould-be-deadly
    Lowcountry doctors see an increase in flu-like virus, effects could be deadly
    Posted: Feb 04, 2014 3:37 PM PST Updated: Feb 05, 2014 4:32 AM PST
    By DaShawn Brown

    MT. PLEASANT, SC (WCSC) -

    If you've noticed a lot of empty seats around the office this week, you're not alone.

    Dr. Bo Machado of urgent care center, HealthFirst, says the Lowcountry offices saw its second-highest number of patients, with a near five hundred Monday.

    Over 80 percent of those patients complained of flu-like systems. Machado says the strain is not influenza, but has identical symptoms, and require the same treatment.

    "The most serious problem with this illness is that we're seeing a lot of post-viral pneumonia," he said...
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