Susan Catchings, left, a Family Nurse Practitioner, checks patient McKenzie Haibt, 14, from Pittsboro, for the flu in her office in Cary on Dec. 19, 2014. She was there with her mother, Angela Haibt, who is getting over a bout with the flu. Recently, there has been an outbreak of the flu in the Triangle. They are at the Shah and Catchings Family Practice in Cary. There has been a shortage of Tamiflu, a drug used to treat the disease.
Susan Catchings, left, a Family Nurse Practitioner, checks patient McKenzie Haibt, 14, from Pittsboro, for the flu in her office in Cary on Dec. 19, 2014. She was there with her mother, Angela Haibt, who is getting over a bout with the flu. Recently, there has been an outbreak of the flu in the Triangle. They are at the Shah and Catchings Family Practice in Cary. There has been a shortage of Tamiflu, a drug used to treat the disease. cseward@newsobserver.com
Susan Catchings, left, a Family Nurse Practitioner, checks patient McKenzie Haibt, 14, from Pittsboro, for the flu in her office in Cary on Dec. 19, 2014. She was there with her mother, Angela Haibt, who is getting over a bout with the flu. Recently, there has been an outbreak of the flu in the Triangle. They are at the Shah and Catchings Family Practice in Cary. There has been a shortage of Tamiflu, a drug used to treat the disease. cseward@newsobserver.com

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