>I don't like going to doctors either, but then I think of cases
>like muppeteer Jim Henson, who died of pneumonia a couple of years
>ago. I can't help thinking that if he'd gone to the doctor
>instead of waiting for that darn cough to go away, he'd be alive
Henson may have waited too long, but the big problem was that he had a strain of pneumonia that was extremely resistant to antibiotics. I believe vancomycin was the only antibiotic effective.
A tragic loss.
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