CHENNAI: The last two years stand testament to the danger of threats to the respiratory system. Much like Covid, there is another threat that is lurking with the new season around the corner — pneumonia. This infection added to any other ailment can worsen things significantly. How? Dr Suresh S, consultant and interventional pulmonologist at Gleneagles Global Health City shares a detailed analysis of the condition with its complications in high-risk individuals. “Pneumonia is nothing but an infection in the lungs. The lungs will be filled with phlegm or pus, causing inflammation and consolidation of the organ,” he begins.
High-risk individuals who are prone to the disease
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