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Viral Pneumonia Topic Guide

Viral Pneumonia Viral Pneumonia: Pneumonia is an infection or inflammation of the lungs. It can be in just one part of the lungs, or it can involve many parts. Symptoms of viral pneumonia include:
  • low-grade fever,
  • coughing up mucus,
  • tiredness, and
  • muscle aches.
The best treatment for viral pneumonia is to rest and keep the patient hydrated.

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Viral Pneumonia Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins


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