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RSV: experts explain why rates of this virus are surging this year

By Chrissie Jones, Associate Professor of Paediatric Infectious Diseases, University of Southampton
Saul Faust, Professor of Paediatric Immunology and Infectious Diseases, University of Southampton
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Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a very common virus, typically causing infection in children during the colder months. In most cases, RSV causes a mild illness, with symptoms similar to that of a regular cold.

But it can also cause lung infections, such as bronchiolitis or pneumonia, especially in infants,…The Conversation

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