* Aiden (Daniel Cosgrove) returns from the dead, just as things heat up between Hope (Kristian Alfonso) and Rafe (Galen Gering). Hope is torn between the two men.
* Steve (Stephen Nichols) and Kayla's (Mary Beth Evans) relationship is tested as Kayla grows closer to Fynn.
* Jack (Matthew Ashford) returns to Jennifer (Melissa Reeves) in a dream. He helps her deal with her drug addiction.
* Belle (Martha Madison) and Shawn (Brandon Beemer) begin to find their way back to each other. They make love.
* Deimos (Vincent Irizarry) is torn between Kate (Lauren Koslow) and Nicole (Arianne Zucker).
* Eduardo (A Martinez) is haunted by his past. This causes problems for his entire family.
* Things take a dark turn for Abby (Kate Mansi) while she is in the psych ward.
* Abby's hallucinations worsen, and she accidentally hurts herself. Chad (Billy Flynn) fights to save her.
* A life-threatening epidemic hits Salem. Gabi (Camila Banus), Paul (Christopher Sean), and Ari are the first to be infected.
* The hospital is quarantined. This brings the residents of Salem closer together.
* Theo's (Kyler Pettis) love for Ciara (Vivian Jovanni) continues to grow much to Abe's (James Reynolds) dismay.
* Joey (James Lastovic) and Jade (Paige Searcy) run away to Los Angeles. Steve searches for them.