- Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common virus that may cause severe symptoms in infants, young children, and even older adults.
- RSV is the most common cause of infant hospitalizations in high-income countries.
- In 2019, about 1.4 million infants ages 0–6 months globally were hospitalized for episodes of RSV-associated acute lower respiratory infection.
- RSV infection can become serious, but there are ways to protect infants and young children from severe illness.
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