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It's that time of year again. Not only is it the season for the flu, but also for pneumonia, especially in little patients. "It's true, most of our kids with asthma and chronic lung diseases start to have more respiratory issues this time of the year, so we are definitely busier," said Dr. Shivani Verma, a pediatric pulmonologist. There's been a recent spike in visits to emergency rooms, and numerous Centra Care's are reporting whopping increases in pneumonia cases.