Increased Inter-seasonal Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Activity is being seen in parts of the Southern United States. The CDC has issued a health advisory on this topic. We are seeing unseasonably high RSV cases right now through the hospital, in the community and the state.
To read more about this advisory, CLICK HERE.
To see a weekly graph of RSV cases from the CDC, CLICK HERE.
RSV can be dangerous for some infants and young children. Each year in the United States, an estimated 58,000 children younger than 5 years old are hospitalized due to RSV infection.
To read more about RSV in infants and young children, CLICK HERE.
Older Adults are at high risk for severe RSV infection. Respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, is a common virus that affects the lungs and breathing passages and can be dangerous for certain adults.
For more information on this topics in older adults, CLICK HERE.