Pneumonia is a disorder characterized by inflammation of the air sacs called alveoli which get filled with fluids and pus during the disease. The disease can be caused by a number of organisms including viruses, bacteria and fungi. The disease has been classified into several types depending on the organism inducing the disease. It can get dangerous at times, becoming a life threatening malady.
HOW IS PNEUMONIA DIAGNOSED?
Smoking can increase the risk of contracting Pneumonia.