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What are the symptoms of viral lung infections?

Common symptoms of viral lung infections include cough, fever, and the presence of mucus in the lungs. Especially in children, wheezing and trouble breathing are common symptoms of some viral lung infections. In addition, you should remember that viral lung infections are often preceded by a cold and that children who have lung infections might have ear infections at the same time.

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