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.
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
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
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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.
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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 had been ill for the past few days due to seasonal flu, a hospital statement said.
The 94-year-old leader is being treated at 1 Military Hospital near South Africa's capital, Pretoria.