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Will running a ceiling fan cause pneumonia in my 11 month old daughter if she is battling a cold /flu? mainly just a good cough now.

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
No: Pneumonia is caused by germs not fans. However, any kid with flu can develop pneumonia as part of the illness.Just keep a good eye on things.

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