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RSV Health Hub

Our RSV health hub offers important information and resources to help you understand and manage your condition.

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

RSV: A Brief Overview

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common virus that affects your lungs. It makes it difficult to breathe. The virus is common in children under 2. However, people of all ages can get it. It is more serious for young and premature babies and for older adults with poor health. Adults over 65 with heart and lung disease are at a higher risk for getting the virus. RSV is common in the spring and fall. You can get the virus more than once in your lifetime.

RSV Essential Information

A toddler wears an oxygen mask. RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) is a common virus that makes it hard to breathe. RSV is common in children under 2, but anyone can get it.

General Overview

Find out more about RSV including symptoms, causes, prevention and treatment options.

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A young pregnant woman sit up on an exam table in her doctors office during a routine prenatal check-up. She wearing a medical gown and her doctor is seated across from her as the two talk.

Q&A: RSV in Pregnant People

Are you pregnant or planning to become pregnant? Learn how to protect yourself and your baby from the dangers of RSV.

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A doctor wearing a white coat sits with a patient in his office to go over the benefits of the RSV vaccine.

RSV in Adults Over 60

Older adults are at higher risk for severe RSV infection. This is especially true if they already have heart and lung disease.

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