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    Daviess County teenager battles pneumonia
    Posted: Oct 01, 2018 06:35 PM CDT
    Updated: Oct 01, 2018 06:35 PM CDT

    A Daviess County High School student is in a Louisville hospital, battling a form of pneumonia for more than a week.

    Grant Oller, a Junior, was diagnosed with bilateral pneumonia.

    "Grant is a very healthy kid, an athletic kid. Grant has never been sick to speak of," said Nick Oller, Grant's father. His son started feeling ill more than a week ago. He says his son started having a cough, which grew serious, and followed by a fever started the next day.

    "Later on that night, a spike in temperature of around 102 to 103," Nick recalled.

    He was taken to Norton's Children's Hospital in Louisville, where he was diagnosed with bilateral pneumonia, which affects his lungs and restricted oxygen going to them.

    "The only thing that's sick at this point is Grant's lungs," Oller said. "Grant has went through a number of different tests, several lab works, and at this point, they cannot exactly determine exactly what happened in Grant's lungs to make him so sick at this point."...