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How possible am I to get (or maybe already have gotten) pnuemonia right now (please read)?

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Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology

In brief: Pneumonia

There are many causes of infectious pneumonia.
..viral, bacterial, and fungal. To get pneumonia you first have to be exposed. Usually this is from infected respiratory droplets from coughing/sneezing. Once you are exposed, whether you get infected or not depends on the amount of exposure, the virulence(ability to cause infection) of the bug, and the strength of your own immune system.

In brief: Pneumonia

There are many causes of infectious pneumonia.
..viral, bacterial, and fungal. To get pneumonia you first have to be exposed. Usually this is from infected respiratory droplets from coughing/sneezing. Once you are exposed, whether you get infected or not depends on the amount of exposure, the virulence(ability to cause infection) of the bug, and the strength of your own immune system.
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