viral pneumonia


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Related to viral pneumonia: Bacterial pneumonia, Walking pneumonia
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Noun1.viral pneumonia - pneumonia caused by a virusviral pneumonia - pneumonia caused by a virus    
pneumonia - respiratory disease characterized by inflammation of the lung parenchyma (excluding the bronchi) with congestion caused by viruses or bacteria or irritants
viral infection, virus infection - infection by a virus that is pathogenic to humans
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Coronaviruses can even cause pneumonia, either direct viral pneumonia or a secondary bacterial pneumonia.
It can be severe in some patients and is the second most commonly identified cause of viral pneumonia in older persons, next to influenza.
but it turned out to be a potential killer with Dr Craig Lennox FIFI Geldof recently fell ill with viral pneumonia.
She said that most viral pneumonia gets better without specific treatment.
In the great Spanish flu epidemic that ravaged the world a century ago, a few cents' worth of intravenous hydrogen peroxide halved the death rate from largely incurable viral pneumonia.
Cases of viral pneumonia and upper respiratory tract infections are on the rise
As the CDC reports, wintertime brings a host of respiratory infections including Influenza, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), rhinovirus, and viruses responsible for viral pneumonia," as reported in Deb Group's Hand Hygiene & Infection Prevention Blog.
The incubation period is 2-3 days, and the virus presents as severe viral pneumonia.
Andrew Roberts, 47, fell ill with viral pneumonia which turned into sepsis - or septicaemia.
By the end he had viral pneumonia, renal failure, pancreas failure and respiratory problems," Gill said.
Although it is intriguing to speculate about the role of severe and fatal primary viral pneumonia, we are unaware of data suggesting that primary viral or viral immunopathogenic mechanisms accounted for high mortality rates in any 1918 age group; results of reported experimental animal studies are of uncertain relevance for humans.
All calves are vaccinated with Rispoval 3 during the autumn in order to protect the animals against viral pneumonia caused by RSV and PL3 over the winter period, and the immunosuppressive effects of BVDv," he says.