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Pneumonia is an infection in one or both lungs at the same time. Numerous types of viruses and bacteria can infect the lungs, causing the lungs and air sacs to become full of fluid and purulent secretions and unable to breathe properly.
Who gets affected by pneumonia and why?
Pneumonia can occur at any age, but is more common and more dangerous in some people and age groups. These include the following:
Infants, children, the elderly, smokers, and people with other diseases, such as chronic lung disease, diabetes, blood disorders such as thalassemia and sickle cell disease, chronic kidney disease, immune system disorders or nutritional disorders.