Has your child been infected with RSV? : Here’s what parents and doctors can do to ensure a speedy recovery

The name of this virus is a tongue twister: respiratory syncytial virus. This is why it is usually abbreviated to RSV and is known and notorious in pediatric medicine and among parents, as infections with this virus are common. The respiratory part of the name refers to the respiratory tract, that is, the organs where the virus spreads. Syncytial means that the virus causes cells to fuse. And in this case, it’s not healthy.

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