Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs caused by a virus. Symptoms of pneumonia differ by the cause, but some symptoms include chills, fever, fatigue, chest pain, sore throat, and coughing. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how pneumonia is contracted, how to treat it, and much more.
What Is Bacterial Pneumonia?
What are the symptoms of bacterial pneumonia? How can you get better?
What Is Viral Pneumonia?
What is viral pneumonia, and how do you get it? Learn the symptoms of this lung infection and how can you get better.
Types of Pneumonia
Learn about the symptoms for bacterial, viral, and fungal pneumonia, and find out what you need to do get better.
What Is Pneumonia?
Pneumonia is the infection and inflammation of air sacs in your lungs. These air sacs, called alveoli, can fill with fluid or pus, causing a serious cough and fever. Learn more about pneumonia at WebMD.
The virus that causes COVID-19 is a new (novel) strain of coronavirus called SARS-CoV-2. It causes mild flu-like symptoms, but severe cases can be fatal. Learn how to spot symptoms, prevent spreading of the disease, and find out what to do if you think you have it.
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