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Is It RSV? Protecting Your Baby During Cold & Flu Season
Runny nose, fever and a cough. For some it may be a sign of a nagging cold or maybe the flu. But it in fact those symptoms could stem from RSV, which can put young children and seniors especially at risk.
RSV, which stands for respiratory syncytial virus, is a viral illness that causes symptoms such as trouble breathing. It can cause inflammation of the small airways in the lungs (bronchiolitis) and pneumonia in babies.