Could the US Elections be in jeopardy? Pneumonia, the disease that Hillary Clinton is suffering from in the middle of her election campaign, can become serious with a matter of hours and symptoms may last for months. The disease, caused by a bacterial infection and defined by the swelling of the tissue in the lungs that it causes, can have lasting and damaging effects if it is not quickly treated.

Spotting pneumonia can often be difficult, because its symptoms might appear initially to be something else less severe like colds or asthma. It can include a cough, which might include mucus or be dry, and people might suffer difficulty breathing or shortness of breath. READ MORE