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Background: COVID-19 virus infection differs among people. Some people have no or mild symptoms. For others, COVID-19 is life threatening and causes damage to the body s organs. Researchers want to better understand the virus to learn how to kill it. Objective: To understand how the COVID-19 virus causes wide differences in how sick one can become from the infection. Eligibility: People ages 18-80 with COVID-19 infection Design: Participants will be screened with a review of their medical records. Participants who enter the study at the beginning of their COVID-19 infection will stay in the hospital until they are healthy enough to go home. Those who enter after they have recovered may need to stay in the hospital 1-2 nights to perform the study tests. Participants will have MRI and CT scans of the brain, heart, and lungs. They will lie in a machine that takes pictures of the body. For the MRI, soft padding or a coil will be placed around their head and chest. They may receive a dye injected into a vein. Participants will have an ultrasound of the kidneys and heart. Participants will provide blood and urine samples. They will provide nasal swabs. Participants will have a bronchoscopy. A thin tube will be placed through the nose or mouth into the airway. Saltwater will be squirted into the lungs and removed by suction. Participants may provide a spinal fluid sample. A needle injected into the spinal canal will obtain fluid. Participants will have lung and heart function tests. At various points after recovery, participants will repeat many of these tests.