It has been found that 1,6 million people die from pneumonia world wide each year.
It should also be noted that pneumonia is one of the leading causes of deaths for children under the age of 5.
Isabel Virella-Lowell, MD Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pulmonary Diseases, Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Immunology Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.
Garry Wilkes, MBBS, FACEM Director of Emergency Medicine, Calvary Hospital, Canberra, ACT; Adjunct Associate Professor, Edith Cowan University, Western Australia Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.
The final stage of resolution is characterized by resorption and restoration of the pulmonary architecture.