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Kenner lawyer, 45, has corona virus

Posted at 1:27 PM, Mar 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-15 14:55:18-04

The family of a 45-year-old attorney says he has double pneumonia and Covid-19, our media partners at The Advocate/Times Picayune report.

Mark Frilot took medicine for what he thought was the flu, but now has been diagnosed with double pneumonia and the new coronavirus. And he’s since been sedated and attached to a breathing machine as doctors help him fight the potentially deadly respiratory disease that has caused a worldwide pandemic, the newspapers report.

His family is asking people to take the pleas to take precautions like hand-washing and social distancing seriously, saying this "can happen to anyone."

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