Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, February 5th, 2002
RSV is considered the most common cause of lower respiratory illness among infants and young children worldwide. However, serious lower respiratory tract infections associated with RSV can also occur among persons with compromised respiratory, cardiac, or immune systems and the elderly.
By November 3, 2001, RSV reached levels of widespread activity in the United States. As a result, health care providers...
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