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Mycoplasma

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Dr. Eric Freeman is helping his patients with mycoplasma, a form of bacterial pneumonia seen commonly in school-aged children and adolescents.

It is often called "walking pneumonia."

Symptoms include mild illness and chronic cough, sore throat and a lung infection.

Mycoplasma is spread through the air. The best way to try and prevent it is to wash your hands well and sanitary hygiene.

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