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Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)

What is RSV?

is a common respiratory virus that causes infections of the lungs and respiratory tract

Early Symptoms of RSV

  • Runny Nose
  • Lowered apetite
  • Cough 
  • Congestion  

Additional Signs and Symptoms

  •  Short, shallow rapid breathing 
  • Fever 
  •  Decreased activity and appetite

Severe RSV Infection

In Children, symptoms can become so severe that they experience:

  • Bronchiolitis
  • Pneumonia

Contact your child’s healthcare provider or emergency room if your child experiences worsening symptoms, difficulty breathing or swallowing.

Note: Please be advised information on this blog should not be utilized to supplement Medical advice. Please speak with your Healthcare provider if you have any questions or concerns with regard to your specific situation 

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