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Should I be worried about viral lung infections?

If you have trouble breathing, you should be worried. Get to a hospital right away in order to take supplementary oxygen and be evaluated by a doctor. Although viral lung infections are not usually serious, having trouble breathing is a problem that you could die from. Also, it's important to remember that viral lung infections affect the old, the young, and the sick differently than they do healthy people. If you know someone who is very old or very young and is suffering from a viral lung infection, it may be time to worry. You should take that person to the doctor for an evaluation.

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