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An ill child wears a respiratory mask.

What is RSV and Why do we Care?

RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) is a virus that causes cough, congestion, and fevers. Bronchiolitis, a presentation of RSV, is an infection in the lower part of the lungs and affects children under 3 yrs old. If your child exhibits symptoms, consider contacting their pediatrician.

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A boy with the flu holds thermometer in his mouth.

Remember There’s Flu too!

Influenza is often confused with COVID as they have similar symptoms. Even if you have the COVID vaccine, getting a flu shot is recommended for those six months and older.

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