Dust Pneumonia

Dust pneumonia is a serious lung infection that develops because of excessive exposure to dust.

Symptoms

The symptoms include; chest pain, fever, septic shock, wheezing, and coughing.

Causes

Dust pneumonia could be caused by; overexposure to dust and inhalation of dirt and/or dust.

Facts

Dust pneumonia is a type of infection that disturbs the respiratory system.

It interferes with the functions of your lungs.

If left untreated, it could cause death.

Images

A dust storm.

Dust in the lungs

People wore gas masks to avoid inhaling dust.

A boy in the dust.

People venturing out into the dust.

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