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Jennifer Lawrence on pneumonia battle: "I'm so much better"

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Jennifer Lawrence has assured concerned fans that she is recovering well from a bout of pneumonia.

Lawrence was reported to be in danger of missing last night's SAG Awards and the upcoming Oscars after coming down with a serious case of the inflammatory condition.

Jennifer Lawrence poses backstage with the award for best female actor in a leading role for "Silver Linings Playbook" in the press room at the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards

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She did manage to attend the SAG Awards on Sunday (January 27), where she won the 'Best Actress' trophy for her performance in Silver Linings Playbook.

Speaking to the press after her win, Lawrence thanked her doctors for putting her on an aggressive medical treatment.

"I'm so much better… I'm a lot better," the actress beamed, according to People.

Jennifer Lawrence with her SAG Award for 'Silver Linings Playbook'

© PA Images / Chris Pizzello / AP



She added: "I've been on a lot of medication and got a really cool inhaler, so I'm doing much better."

Lawrence was reportedly on bed rest for several days before the SAG Awards due to falling ill after hosting Saturday Night Live on January 19.

Her film Silver Linings Playbook is now playing in the US and the UK.

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