Tips to prevent the spread of COVID-19, flu, RSV

COVID-19, flu and RSV are circulating. Here’s how to stay sane during Thanksgiving gatherings Updated: 6:50 AM EST November 23, 2022 Hide transcription Show transcription THERE IS LOTS OF SICKNESS NOW. RSV, FLU AND COVID. AND WHEN WE THINK ABOUT THANKSGIVING AND THOSE YOU LOVE AND CARE MOST, THERE ARE SOME SIMPLE THINGS YOU CAN … Read more

Tips to prevent the spread of COVID-19, flu, RSV

COVID-19, flu and RSV are circulating. Here’s how to stay sane during Thanksgiving gatherings Updated: 6:50 AM EST November 23, 2022 Hide transcription Show transcription THERE IS LOTS OF SICKNESS NOW. RSV, FLU AND COVID. AND WHEN WE THINK ABOUT THANKSGIVING AND THOSE YOU LOVE AND CARE MOST, THERE ARE SOME SIMPLE THINGS YOU CAN … Read more

Approved and development of passive and active immunizations against respiratory syncytial virus in childhood and pregnancy

In a recent study published in Journal of Pediatricsresearchers investigated active and passive childhood vaccination against respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). Study: Current strategies and perspectives for active and passive immunization against respiratory syncytial virus in childhood. Image credit: ART-ur/Shutterstock Background Despite the global importance of RSV infections in children, only one monoclonal antibody, Palivizumab, has … Read more

Is this virus causing more hospitalizations than COVID? Experts explain why

After a sharp drop in 2020 and 2021, influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a seasonal virus that usually causes mild cold symptoms, are coming back with a vengeance. The infection is on the rise and the number of hospitalizations linked to it is the highest since 2010 in the United States. Noting the symptoms, … Read more

Progress and challenges in the development of respiratory syncytial virus mRNA vaccines

A recent review published in Cytokine and Growth Factor Reviews discussed the structure and life cycle of the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), current research on the treatment and prevention of RSV infections, and the advancements in RSV messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) vaccine technology following the wave of vaccine research during the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid19 … Read more

Children’s hospitals in Florida fill up amid wave of RSV infections

Heading into the annual flu season, doctors are urging people to get their children vaccinated. This year, experts expect the flu to be accompanied by COVID-19 spread and respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV. Doctors at Nemours Children’s Hospital said their emergency rooms have been busy and vaccines will be key to keeping children safe during … Read more

NH doctors see an increase in respiratory viruses in children

Hospitals in New Hampshire are seeing an increase in respiratory viruses in children. Doctors said the dominant virus is RSV, or the respiratory syncytial virus. They said it is most dangerous for children 1 year old or younger. RSV causes the airways to become inflamed and clogged with mucus, making it difficult to breathe. The … Read more

NH doctors see an increase in respiratory viruses in children

Hospitals in New Hampshire are seeing an increase in respiratory viruses in children. Doctors said the dominant virus is RSV, or the respiratory syncytial virus. They said it is most dangerous for children 1 year old or younger. RSV causes the airways to become inflamed and clogged with mucus, making it difficult to breathe. The … Read more

Wastewater epidemiology can guide local clinical decisions about circulating viruses

The findings of a new study posted to the medRxiv* preprint server depicted that wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) can provide information about the circulating respiratory viruses in a community. This method not only saves time and money, but can also aid in appropriate clinical decision-making, behavioral change, and public health interventions. Research: Wastewater monitoring of human … Read more