What is pneumonia?
Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs, which can make it feel very bad.
Pneumonia causes cough, fever (high body temperature) and difficulty breathing. In most cases, pneumonia can be treated at home without the need to stay in the hospital (hospitalization).
Pneumonia usually lasts for two to three weeks and then resolves on its own. But pneumonia can be very difficult for: Older adults, children and people with other diseases.
(In some cases, pneumonia may need to be treated in a hospital)…