How we get bacterial pneumonia
March 6, 2019
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My good friend, a single man in his 60s, didn’t like going to the medical clinic for anything, let alone a cold. His illness started with a fever, aches all over and a sudden overabundance of mucus. After one or two days of those obvious viral symptoms, for which we have no good therapy, he got better, except he acquired a new dry hacky cough.
Initially he did what he should have and stopped going to work, put a box of tissues and a waste basket nex...