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why does it seem like so many "healthy" people (celebrities) die from pneumonia when it's so treatable and when it's presence is obvious (not hidden)?

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Dr. Shariq Refai
12 years experience Psychiatry
Because: Because sometimes it is discovered too late. Sometimes what can happen is people think it is just a flu or a cold and never go to the doctor. By the time they realize it is something more then just a cold or a flu it is progressed to a point where it becomes very difficult to treat.
Answered on Jun 22, 2017
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