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Is pneumococcal pneumonia the type of pneumonia that kills people who die of the flu or the covid coronavirus?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Not sure statistics: I am not sure how well studied this is. But people who are ill from COVID 19 can die from SARS-CoV-2, or secondary viral or bacterial infections that cause pneumonia..
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