Pneumonia in the community: It may affect people in the course of their normal daily life, for example during their work or study time.
Pneumonia in health institutions: Some people may be exposed to pneumonia while they are in hospital or in a nursing home.
This type may be much more dangerous, given that a person is exposed to infection while he is already suffering from Another disease.
Who is at risk for pneumonia?
Anyone can get pneumonia. However, the following groups are at the highest risk:
⦁ Adults ages 65 and older ;
⦁ Children younger than age 2 ;
⦁ People with certain medical conditions ;
⦁ People that smoke…