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This information tells you the basic facts about pneumonia, what causes pneumonia, the symptoms to look out for, and how pneumonia can be treated. You can also read advice on how to help prevent pneumonia.
If you have a chest infection with chest pain, a rapid heartbeat, quick breathing, shivers or confusion, get urgent advice from your GP or call 999. Take extra care if you’re over 65.
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