Pneumonia - NBC12 - WWBT - Richmond, VA News On Your Side


CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT)- Dr. David Boyd is treating pneumonia.

Pneumonia can be deadly if left untreated. Wash your hands often and avoid close contact with those that are ill.  

Symptoms include productive cough, fatigue and usually fever. It is more common in smokers, asthmatics, diabetics and those with heart disease. Pneumonia can effect anyone at any age.

See your doctor if there is no improvement in symptoms. Inquire about the pneumovax vaccine for prevention of pneumonia . It is given at certain ages.

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