virus pneumonia

virus pneumonia

a form of pneumonia caused by an infection of a pneumovirus that is closely related to measles. Children are particularly vulnerable to attack by the virus, which can spread as an EPIDEMIC.
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She was half way through her teacher training course at Goldsmiths College when she contracted virus pneumonia and died tragically in January 1961.
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Two hematoxylin and eosin-stained lung sections from this patient, examined by using material from the archives of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (5) as part of a review of possible 1918 influenza virus pneumonia cases, showed acute pneumonia with extensive necrosis (online Technical Appendix Figure, panel A, www.cdc.gov/EID/content/16/12/2000Techapp.pdf).
Ignacio Morones Prieto" is a public hospital located in San Luis Potosi that served as a reference center for evaluation and treatment of patients with suspected influenza virus pneumonia. In this article, we describe the results of investigations performed to determine the etiology of this outbreak and report the clinical findings, treatments, and patient outcomes.