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Pneumonia: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Often thought of as something that one could never get, around 1,27,000 people succumb to pneumonia each year. This figure was 178,000 in 2013. India contributes 23% of the worldwide pneumonia burden,[...]
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Top 5 Most Contagious Illnesses

Contagious diseases are infectious as well as non-infectious diseases that are transmitted to other people, either through direct contact, indirect contact or through airborne routes. Most sexually [...]
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Causes and Symptoms of an Infectious Disease

An infectious disease is caused by any of the pathogenic microorganisms like viruses, bacteria, fungi or parasites. Infectious diseases are capable of being spread directly or indirectly from one pers[...]
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Pneumonia Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Pneumonia is infection of the lungs. It is characterised by inflammation of the alveoli in the lungs. Though pneumonia can be treated effectively with antibiotics, late detection of the disease can le[...]
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