Pneumonia

Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs that can be caused by various bacteria or viruses. It may cause a productive cough, fever and dyspnea and can range from mild to severe. It can be a life-threatening condition in the extreme ages or the ones with comorbidities. The treatment goal is to cure the infection according to the pathogen responsible for it.

The Nevada Department of Health and Human Services says Legionella was detected in the quarterly water sample. Upon receipt of the results, the water …

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When food or a liquid enters the lungs, it is called aspiration pneumonia. A common cause might come from inhaling stomach acid or vomit or if food, …

(CNN) — A third person has died from an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in North Carolina, state health officials said.None of the victims has been identified by authorities and health officials have not discussed the circumstances of their deaths.In recent weeks, health officials have confirmed …...

FLUSHING, MI -- Legionella bacteria is lingering in the water system at Heartland Health Care Center—Fostrian, officials for the facility and the …

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Pneumonia is a condition where an infection enters the lungs and causes them to work harder effecting breathing and overall general health. Pneumonia …

FLETCHER, N.C. – A Legionnaires' disease outbreak linked to a North Carolina fair has claimed a third life, state health officials say.The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services said Monday that 140 Legionnaires' cases have been confirmed in 19 North Carolina counties and "multi...

North Carolina health officials said a third person has died from an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease linked to a hot tub display at a fair.The …

A third person has died from a outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease linked to a North Carolina fair.The North Carolina Department of Health and Human …

FLETCHER - The Mountain State Fair Legionnaires' outbreak has claimed a third life, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services …

A new study has found a bacterial infection that can lead to pneumonia or meningitis is linked to weakened immune systems in children.The research …

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