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Viral and bacterial infections are the main causes of fever, though there are many other possible reasons. Here's what you need to know.
People can get the coronavirus more than once, experts warn — recovering does not necessarily make you immune
People who have gotten the coronavirus before could still get it again. This happened to a tour guide in Japan.
The Wuhan coronavirus patient in Washington state is being isolated in a tiny room and treated by a robot as doctors try to prevent an outbreak
The Wuhan coronavirus, or 2019-nCoV, can spread among humans and has already infected medical staff in China.
China confirmed that the deadly Wuhan virus sweeping the country can spread from human to human, increasing the risk of an epidemic
The spread could accelerate as hundreds of millions of people travel home for Lunar New Year this week.
A man died after his dog licked him, leading to a rare infection that caused blisters and strange bruises
Most pet dogs have the bacteria that caused the infection in their saliva, but most people who come in contact with it don't get sick.
She's only the second known human case of the infection, which is typically found in cattle but may be spread by flies.
A deadly fungal infection that spreads through dust is on the rise in the southwestern US, and scientists warn the north may be next
Valley fever, which is endemic in Arizona and southern California, could eventually cover a third of the country due to climate change.
Naegleria fowleri, a brain-eating amoeba, can cause deadly brain swelling. The infection killed a 10-year-old Texas girl who swam in the Brazos river.
Candida auris can evolve so quickly, it can resist normal fungal treatments that are designed to kill it.
A woman’s limbs were amputated after her dogs licked her and gave her a bacterial infection. Most dogs carry the same bacteria.
Capnocytophaga canimorsus can cause flu-like symptoms. People with weakened immune systems are most susceptible.