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Q. My mother lives independently and is otherwise healthy, but recently she developed a fever, chills and a cough, and was diagnosed with pneumonia. What is the best treatment for this?


A. Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs that usually is caused by a bacterium, most commonly a bug called Streptococcus pneumoniae.

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