double pneumonia


Definition of double pneumonia

: pneumonia affecting both lungs

Examples of double pneumonia in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sachs' wife, Bonnie Nichols Sachs, announced in late October that her husband was admitted to Crestwood Hospital in Huntsville after being diagnosed with double pneumonia. Howard Koplowitz |, al, "Harold Sachs, longtime Alabama Republican Party chief of staff, dies after COVID hospitalization," 11 Nov. 2020 Best tested positive for Covid-19 and was also diagnosed with double pneumonia, according to CNN affiliate WGBA-TV. Amir Vera, CNN, "The somber signs of the pandemic are returning: new restrictions, packed ICUs and refrigerated units for bodies," 27 Oct. 2020 As she was rushed in an ambulance on Aug. 14 to Conway Regional Hospital's Covid Care Unit, Ritter gasped for air from lungs compromised with double pneumonia and told the health care workers to do whatever was necessary to save her life. Jeannie Roberts, Arkansas Online, "Beating covid-19 a breath at a time," 7 Sep. 2020 Two years ago, his wife Brenda developed double pneumonia and was on a ventilator for two months. USA Today, "Why volunteer for a vaccine clinical trial? Duty, love and a willingness to experiment, participants say," 2 Sep. 2020 Sligh — who competed on the sixth season of American Idol — also shared news of his condition on his Instagram Story, saying that he's developed double pneumonia since coming down with the respiratory virus. Gabrielle Chung,, "American Idol Alum Chris Sligh Says He Has 'Double Pneumonia' After Contracting Coronavirus," 8 July 2020 Olena Zelenska, the 42-year-old wife of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, has been hospitalized with double pneumonia after her diagnosis, the president’s office said in a Tuesday statement. Zachary Halaschak, Washington Examiner, "Wife of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky hospitalized with coronavirus," 16 June 2020 The wife of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has been hospitalized with double pneumonia after contracting the new coronavirus, joining the ranks of several first ladies around the world who got infected with COVID-19 earlier this year. Fox News, "Ukrainian president's wife hospitalized after testing positive for coronavirus," 16 June 2020 For nearly two months, Waldrum, 68, battled the virus, including a 10-day stay at Valley Hospital in New Jersey with double pneumonia. USA Today, "Memory loss, gnarled fingers, panic attacks: COVID-19 didn't kill these Americans, but many might never be the same," 29 May 2020

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First Known Use of double pneumonia

1892, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of double pneumonia was in 1892

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22 Nov 2020

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“Double pneumonia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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Medical Definition of double pneumonia

: pneumonia affecting both lungs

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