Pneumonia refers to various lower respiratory problems that involve
swelling of the small air passages in the lungs (alveoli). Pneumonia in
children occurs most often in infancy and early childhood. It can be caused by
viruses, bacteria, or an object lodged in an air passage. Pneumonia may vary
from mild to life-threatening. Bacterial pneumonia can be a serious
The symptoms of pneumonia may be mild or severe and can
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