What to Know About the Bacteria Behind the Pneumonia Outbreak in Ohio and China – Healthline

Read article - Elizabeth Talbot, a professor of medicine, is featured in an article about pneumonia outbreaks in China, Denmark, France, and the U.S. in Ohio. “Clusters and outbreaks of Mycoplasma pneumonia are indeed normal,” Talbot said. “Epidemics of Mycoplasma pneumonia do tend to be cyclical, occurring every 4 to 8 years in the general population but can occur anytime among people living closely together, like those in military barracks and prisons,” Talbot said.