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A mild case of pneumonia is sometimes referred to as "walking pneumonia."
  respiratory disease characterized by inflammation and accumulation of fluid in the lungs; caused by infectious agents (e.g., viruses or bacteria) or by inhalation of certain irritants
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  • A mild case of pneumonia is sometimes referred to as "walking pneumonia."
  • I thought probably I’d get pneumonia and die.
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye
  • He sounded just like the kind of guy who’d commit suicide by taking a cold shower and then leaving the windows open to die of pneumonia!
    Paul Zindel  --  The Pigman
  • You remember he had pneumonia?
    August Wilson  --  Fences

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  • Dr. Troy came and said that child died of pneumonia and why wasn’t he in the hospital long ago?
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • It would mean a lot to me if I could tell them that their father died of pneumonia alone.
    Betty Smith  --  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • And James was there three years later when Alfred’s mother died of pneumonia in the city hospital, sitting with him all night, whispering, "Gonna be all right, Alfred."
    Robert Lipsyte  --  The Contender
  • "You can’t claim to be a very wise owl if you get pneumonia."
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • You’ll catch pneumonia.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Before I Fall
  • "Once you’re through your nonelective surgeries, provided there aren’t any complications—no infections from the splenectomy, no pneumonia, no problems with your lungs—we’ll get you out of the hospital and into rehab," the social worker said.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went

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  • Months after Lee was arrested and charged with capital murder, six additional pathologists examined the body and unanimously concluded that neonatal pneumonia had killed the child—it was a classic stillbirth with very common features.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • I feared hunger, pneumonia, guards with hobnail boots, older boys with bottleglass knives.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • And then Will got pneumonia.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • You want me to get pneumonia?
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • I had pneumonia, remember, but I was a little better now, and madly caught up in the book, and one thing you know when you’re ten is that, no matter what, there’s gonna be a happy ending.
    William Goldman  --  The Princess Bride
  • I’m sorry to tell you that your mother has pneumonia."
    Pam Munoz Ryan  --  Esperanza Rising
  • My ma’s mama died of pneumonia, and we don’t ever get the chance to forget it.
    Phyllis Reynolds Naylor  --  Shiloh
  • Don’t want you catching pneumonia.
    Mildred D. Taylor  --  Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
  • Old Mr. Westing probably died of a heart attack—or pneumonia—it was drafty in there.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • The boys tried to look after one another, though if one got sick or maimed—catching pneumonia or falling off a streetcar or under the wheels of a truck—there wasn’t much any of them could do.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • Pneumonia
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Afterward Andrew had pneumonia for two weeks.
    Lauren Oliver  --  Delirium
  • Every now and then when I remembered that Betsie’s cold had settled in her chest and threatened, as hers always did, to turn into pneumonia, I would reproach myself for being anything but distressed at the present arrangement.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • They died of exposure and pneumonia, very fast.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • "You’ll catch pneumonia."
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • You don’t care a bit whether you give yourself pneumonia, or get eaten by bears, or worry me half to death, do you?"
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • Suleiman had pneumonia that time, which the doctor said he got from aspirating his own saliva.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • Just pour some pneumonia in that garbage.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • "Asked you to wake me without giving me pneumonia," says Haymitch, passing over his knife.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • And then, three or four years later, she’d got double pneumonia and died.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • It’s always the flu, or exposure, or pneumonia.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • Then the sickness came, pneumonia, and measles that went to the eyes and to the mastoids.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Grapes of Wrath
  • The injury list grew longer: cuts, sprains, blisters, bruises, pulled muscles., and maybe three cases of pneumonia.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • You have to explain some hard stuff, like why people die, or why God invented pneumonia and all that.
    Tim O’Brien  --  The Things They Carried
  • Less than one month later his father died of pneumonia and was buried next to his wife in the local cemetery.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Notebook
  • The doctor told my mother I had had pneumonia and that I was to get as much rest as possible.
    Rudolfo Anaya  --  Bless Me, Ultima
  • The doctor said it’s pneumonia.
    Mitch Albom  --  The Five People You Meet in Heaven
  • Churchill has had pneumonia, but is gradually getting better.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • There came pneumonia and grippe, stalking among them, seeking for weakened constitutions; there was the annual harvest of those whom tuberculosis had been dragging down.
    Upton Sinclair  --  The Jungle
  • He made his voice sound like the wind, if the wind had bronchial pneumonia.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • Everyone figured I was finished, but my Cancer Doctor Maria managed to get some of the fluid out of my lungs, and shortly thereafter the antibiotics they’d given me for the pneumonia kicked in.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • But he had heard it only once, while on a working visit to the Mysore Zoo, in their animal hospital, from a young male being treated for pneumonia.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • In March 2005, my dad had a second heart attack, which led to pneumonia and another stint in the ICU.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • I shall get pneumonia if I stay in this draught any longer.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Pygmalion
  • He was a puny boy, and in his first years in Torrance, his lungs were still compromised enough from the pneumonia that in picnic footraces, every girl in town could dust him.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Tuberculosis and double pneumonia were raging in those days, and Mameh had a great fear one of her kids would catch that, because in Europe one of her brothers died in a flu epidemic.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • Because I caught pneumonia.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • A serious case of the flu, pneumonia, a broken arm, even appendicitis.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • I hope he catches pneumonia, thought Meggie . though he needn’t necessarily die of it.
    Cornelia Funke  --  Inkheart
  • Even when she was five and had pneumonia, I don’t think she looked this bad.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
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