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Pneumonia

Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung-affecting primarily the microscopic air sacs known as alveoli. It is usually caused by infection with viruses or bacteria and less commonly other microorganisms, certain drugs and other conditions such as autoimmune diseases. (Wikipedia source)

Pneumonia

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What is pneumonia?

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Pneumonia is an infection of lungs that is most commonly caused by viruses or bacteria. These infections are generally spread by direct contact with infected people.

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  • Integrated global action plan for the prevention and control of pneumonia and diarrhoea (GAPPD) 12 April 2013
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