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Yahoo answers: How deadly was pneumonia in the 1800s?
I'm writing a book, so I want to have everything straight. How deadly was pneumonia in the 1800s and how long did it usually last? Also, how was it normally spread? Your answers would be very appreciated. :)01/04/11
Pneumonia is a disease that you don't always need to get it from somebody else. The pneumonia bugs are often with us waiting for a time when our immune systems are down - or we're old and infirm....
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