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Viral Pneumonia (cont.)

When to Seek Medical Care

Go to your hospital's emergency department or call your doctor if you develop any of these symptoms:

  • Persistent cough
  • Shortness of breath, either at rest or with just a little exertion
  • Severe chest pain
  • Severe weakness
  • Coughing up blood
  • Vomiting so much that you are dehydrated
  • Unable to take in food and fluids

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Viral respiratory tract infections are the most common cause of symptomatic human disease among children and adults.

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