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Just what is pneumonia, anyway?

The term “pneumonia” encompasses a number of illnesses and infections. Some are more serious than others, and some are more easily treated than others. Since pneumonia has dominated the news cycle for the past few weeks, we’ve put together some definitions to demystify thiscatchall term for a range of lung conditions. Related Post: For protection against pneumonia, more than one vaccine can… Are you 65 or older? Get two vaccinations against pneumonia Sepsis: When infection overwhelms Do statins interfere with the flu vaccine? When do you really need antibiotics for that sinus… The post Just what is pneumonia, anyway? appeared first on Harvard Health Blog.
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