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Symptoms of Walking Pneumonia in Kids vs Adults

symptoms of walking pneumoniaWalking pneumonia may sound like a funny name; however it’s a very accurate description for the illness. It’s genuine pneumonia in that it involves an infection of the lungs either by bacteria, fungi or a virus;

Multilobar Pneumonia Review

Multilobar PneumoniaWhen a strong virus, bacteria, or fungus gets past the body’s normal defenses and causes an infection in the lungs, the person has pneumonia. Pneumonia that is contracted as you go about your daily life is called community associated pneumonia. People can contract pneumonia in hospitals. Ventilator associated pneumonia is particularly troublesome to treat because the person was already sick before developing the disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that 4 out of every 1,000 patients discharged from hospitals have contracted pseudomonas pneumonia during their hospitalization. Pseudomonas accounts for 10.1 % of all infections acquired in hospitals.