Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung affecting primarily the
microscopic air sacs known as alveoli. Typical signs and symptoms include a
Anyone can get pneumonia. It's commonly a complication of a respiratory
infection—especially the flu—but there are more than 30 different causes of the
Jun 21, 2016 ... Pneumonia is an infection that inflames the air sacs in one or both lungs. The air
sacs may fill with fluid or pus (purulent material), causing ...
Pneumonia is a lung infection that can be caused by different types of germs,
most commonly viruses. Read about the various types of pneumonia.
Oct 20, 2015 ... Pneumonia is an infection in one or both lung. It can be caused by fungi, bacteria,
or viruses. Pneumonia causes inflammation in your lung's air ...
Sep 26, 2016 ... Pneumonia. Pneumonia is a bacterial, viral, or fungal infection of one or both
sides of the lungs that causes the air sacs, or alveoli, of the lungs ...
WHO fact sheet on pneumonia provides key facts and information on causes,
presenting features, economic costs, treatment, prevention and WHO response.
Nov 2, 2016 ... Pneumonia, an infection of the lungs, needlessly affects millions of people
worldwide each year. Pneumonia can often be prevented and can ...
Pneumonia is a serious lung infection. Treatment with antibiotics is usually
needed. If you are normally well, it is likely that you will make a full recovery.
Bacterial pneumonia (see the image below) is caused by a pathogenic infection
of the lungs and may present as a primary disease process or as the final, fatal ...