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Illness Awareness: Pneumonia

According to the CDC, pneumonia is an infection of the lungs that can lead to mild or severe illness. Pneumonia can be caused by viruses, bacteria, and fungi.

One of the common causes of viral pneumonia is influenza, also known as the flu, while a common cause of bacterial pneumonia is what is commonly known as strep throat.

For more information, check out the CDC's website.

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