Respiratory

Protect Your Baby from RSV this Winter

Author: Lori Wells, Clinical Pharmacist¬† Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common virus that can cause an infection in the upper respiratory tract, which includes the mouth, nose and throat, and the lungs. In healthy older children and adults, RSV usually only causes mild disease with symptoms similar to a cold. In infants and those…

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Protecting Your Family from Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

By: Paige Blatchford, Pharm.D., Clinical Pharmacist Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) season is upon us. Though RSV is a common winter virus for most children, it can be life threatening for some. On average, RSV leads to 57,527 hospitalizations among children younger than five each year. For most children, RSV is not a major concern. The…

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