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New drug resistant fungus claims 2 lives in Delhi: What you need to know about Aspergillus Lentulus
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New drug resistant fungus claims 2 lives in Delhi: What you need to know about Aspergillus Lentulus

Both the patients had COPD, and neither of them seemed to respond to the antibiotic or antifungal treatment they were administered. Both died during the treatment.

World Pneumonia Day 2021: How to mitigate risk of contracting deadly respiratory infection
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World Pneumonia Day 2021: How to mitigate risk of contracting deadly respiratory infection

About 8,00,000 children below the age of five years die due to pneumonia annually. Adults over the age of 65 years are also more at risk of contracting the disease

Lung ultrasound can detect severity, duration of infection in COVID-19 patients
Health

Lung ultrasound can detect severity, duration of infection in COVID-19 patients

Scientists believe that lung ultrasound is the most effective way of examining various consequences of COVID-19 infection, which could not have been clear with a normal X-ray

Poor oral hygiene in COVID-19 patients can increase their risk of lung infections and pneumonia, says UK study
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Poor oral hygiene in COVID-19 patients can increase their risk of lung infections and pneumonia, says UK study

Certain enzymes change the mucosa of the mouth in such a way that it allows the lung-infection causing bacteria to stick and grow on the mucosa.

Severity of COVID-19 in children and other misconceptions about the coronavirus disease
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Severity of COVID-19 in children and other misconceptions about the coronavirus disease

Here are three of the most common misconceptions that many people believed to be true - but further research and analysis proves that they are not.

Bronchiectasis: A case for an India-wide registry of respiratory diseases
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Bronchiectasis: A case for an India-wide registry of respiratory diseases

People suffering from bronchiectasis can find it hard to cough out phlegm, and eventually, become susceptible to a host of bacterial and fungal diseases.

Nepal prime minister KP Oli hospitalised, admitted to ICU after developing lung infection
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Nepal prime minister KP Oli hospitalised, admitted to ICU after developing lung infection

Nepal Prime Minister KP Oli had been ill for the past few days due to seasonal flu, a hospital statement said.

Nelson Mandela's hospital stay extends to fifth day
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Nelson Mandela's hospital stay extends to fifth day

The 94-year-old leader is being treated at 1 Military Hospital near South Africa's capital, Pretoria.

Nelson Mandela suffering from lung infection
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Nelson Mandela suffering from lung infection

The statement Tuesday from presidential spokesman Mac Maharaj said the 94-year-old anti-apartheid icon is "receiving appropriate treatment and he is responding to the treatment."