According to Mayo Clinic, there are many different kinds of germs that can cause pneumonia. Some causes of pneumonia happen to including respiratory syntactical virus, rhinovirus, herpes, simplex virus, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), streptococcus, and more. Pneumonia is a lung infection. The causes of pneumonia are:
  • Mycoplasma Pneumoniae - a form of a typical bacteria pneumonia, which is a very small bacteria.
  • If you breathe certain air particles such as viruses, bacteria, and fungi.
According to WebMD, some symptoms of pneumonia include:
  • Violent coughing
  • High fever
  • Shaking
  • Sweating
  • Chills
  • Bloody mucus
  • Muscle aches
  • Lower body temperature
  • Fatigue
  • Chest pains
  • Sore throat
  • Abdominal pains
There is a treatment for pneumonia, too. If you have pneumonia, you should do at least two of the following:
  • Drink lots of water
  • Take antibiotics
  • Take antiviral medication/drugs
According to WebMD to decrease the likeness of getting pneumonia:
  • Don't smoke
  • Avoid people with infections
  • Stay away from people who have the cold, the flu, or other respiratory tract infections
  • If you haven't have measles or chicken pox get the vaccines

According to pneumonia affects your body by:
  • Your immune system making it weaker
  • Your body fails to filter germs out of the air that you breathe