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What does PN stand for?

PN stands for Pneumonic

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45Pm Doctor Richard Widmark races against time to track down men unknowingly carrying pneumonic plague through New Orleans' dingy wharfside.
00 RT97 Aimed at young people interested in working in public health, this volume tells seven public health stories about the eradication of smallpox, the use of an oral rehydration salts solution in treating cholera, decreasing the stigma of mental health problems, the fight against the influence of tobacco companies, HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis, and outbreaks like flu pandemics, Ebola, pneumonic plague, and SARS.
Professor Gottfried Locker added: "There are no other health issues with regards to the patient other than the underlying pneumonic disorder, and no further measures had to be taken.
8/6/2009 4:26:21 AM Residents of a remote farming town in western China have been barred from leaving after becoming infected with what officials described as the world's most deadly pneumonic plague.
Perhaps we should forget about doom and gloom forecasts of global warming, swine flu and the rest (remember the threat of bird flu that never happened) and seriously consider that an outbreak of pneumonic plague has just been reported in China and ponder the possible consequences to all of us.
A second man has died of pneumonic plague in north-west China, in an outbreak that prompted authorities to seal off an entire town where about a dozen people were infected with the highly contagious deadly lung disease.