Tag: respiratory syncytial virus
The 2022-2023 Respiratory Virus Season Hits Early and Hard: Part 2
What is RSV and why is it so bad this season? I discuss this and a promising new vaccine candidate.
The 2022-2023 Respiratory Virus Season Hits Early and Hard: Part 1
RSV, and a few of it's buddies, are back with a vengeance this year and hitting young children earlier and harder than during typical respiratory virus seasons.
CDC Issues Warning as the Virus Associated with a Rare Polio-Like Illness in Children Returns
After a pandemic related lull, pediatric respiratory infections are roaring back. Unfortunately, this means that there will likely be a spike in cases of a polio-like illness caused by enterovirus D68.
Is RSV Being Misdiagnosed as COVID-19?
Doctors who claimed that COVID-19 was essentially harmless to children are now being confronted with the sad fact that it is sometimes quite dangerous to them. How they respond reveals much about them and little about the virus.