Jakarta, CNN Indonesia – Stan Lee, creator of series Marvel, however, at the age of 95. The man born in New York, USA, on December 28, 1922, breathed his last breath when he was taken away from his home in Los Angeles to the Cedar Sinai Medical Center.
Although the exact cause of death is not yet known, the father of this superhero has fought with disease pneumonia since the past year.
Pneumonia is not a playful disease. Anyone can be attacked, including Stan Lee. Especially in the kiwari era, when air pollution is becoming increasingly alarming.
This disease is generally a complication of respiratory infection. Adults, children and asthma are the highest risk group.
Citing medical journals Mayo Clinic, Pneumonia gaps are filled with fluid or pus which causes coughing nausea, fever, chills and breathing difficulties.
A number of signs and symptoms that seem quite varied, from mild to severe, due to causal factors such as the type of bacteria that cause infection and age.
The easiest, possibility of symptoms caused by fever and flu lasting for a long time. Patients will also experience chest pain when breathing and coughing up nausea, nausea and diarrhea.
Especially for the elderly, this respiratory disease will also cause symptoms such as lower body temperature and changes in mental awareness.
See a doctor if you have difficulty breathing, chest pain, ongoing fever up to 39 degrees Celsius, and prolonged cough.
For the elderly and people with heart failure or chronic lung problems, this disease can quickly become a life-threatening condition.
Many bacteria can cause pneumonia. The most common are bacteria and viruses from inhaled air. Although the body is able to prevent these bacteria from entering, the bacteria may sometimes defeat the immune system.
Pneumonia in itself is one of the chronic diseases that lurks behind the increasingly intense air pollution in the kiwari era.
The World Health Organization (WHO) states that there are approximately 6.5 million deaths each year caused by live polluted air. Air pollution from households also gives 4.3 million premature deaths.
China is a country of premature mortality due to the highest air pollution. Followed by India and Indonesia in third place with 165 thousand premature deaths due to air pollution.
Indonesia itself is known as one of the highest air pollution regions.
Every year, the world remembers the Pneumonia Day, which falls on November 12th. To celebrate this, the newspaper The Lancet Provide notes on the management of respiratory tract infections. They assume that pneumonia is a neglected "kiwari" disease.
It was found that pneumonia had infected about 291.8 million people worldwide and caused more than 2.7 million deaths. It is no wonder, given that air pollution in the world is becoming increasingly alarming in the Kiwari era.
Deaths from respiratory infections, write The Lancet, has not changed much since the introduction of antibiotics in the 1950s. Intervention of patients, doctors, researchers, financiers, industry, regulatory agencies, drugs is the most important solution for dealing with this respiratory infection.
also The Lancet also mentioned that this failure was also caused by pneumococcal vaccination which is still considered to be less than enough in the world.