Older, sicker people usually have more severe cases. And their cases of pneumonia are more likely to cause complications, such as bacteria in the bloodstream (bacteremia) or throughout the body (septicemia).... Viral pneumonia usually is less severe than bacterial pneumonia.... In healthy people, pneumonia can be a mild illness that is hardly noticed and clears up in 2 to 3 weeks. In older adults and in people with other health problems, recovery may take 6 to 8 weeks or longer.... About one-third of people with community-based pneumonia are age 65 or older. Older adults are treated in the hospital more often and stay longer for the condition than younger people. Pneumonia is more serious in this group, because they often have and may develop other medical problems.1) She's 68 and not in the very best of health even before this episode.
2) Assuming we are being told the truth, she has the more-severe bacterial version because she's on antibiotics.
So, figure multiple weeks off the campaign trail? Best case, and if they're on the level?
Tim Kaine is not helping her cause.
Tim Kaine tells reporters after today's Dayton speech that Hillary Clinton was "responsive" right away when he talked to her Sunday."Responsive"? That's something you say about someone on their deathbed.