Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, November 13th, 2001
Pneumonia is basically an infection in the air sacs of the lungs and can be caused by a variety of microorganisms. The prognosis for patients with community-acquired pneumonia ranges from rapid recovery to rapid death, even when caused by the same microorganism.
Community-acquired pneumonia is a major health problem in the world. In the United States it is the leading...
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