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14 Jul 2005

pneumonia
Hi Doc

What is pneumonia ?. My girlfriends manager has pneumonia and is still at work. Is it contagious and should she be concerned.

I see her everyday after work, Am I also at risk.

Thanks
Mr Concerned.
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CyberDoc
CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Mr, I doubt that the manger really has pneumonia (longontsteking) as this is a very serious lung disease that requires strong antibiotics and bed rest. Pneumonia isn’t contagious, but the organism causing it is. Good luck.
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