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Pneumonia

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) -

Dr. Patrick Woodward is treating pneumonia.

He feels like the respiratory illness this winter won't let up and it is turning into pneumonia.

Key symptoms include fever, cough, chest pain and fatigue. They may proceed out of a common cold or come on quickly on their own.

Pneumonia is an infection in the deep air pockets in the lungs and can be quite dangerous. Be sure to ask your doctor at your next visit if you are at risk for pneumonia and if you need a pneumonia shot.

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