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Key facts about respiratory syncytial virus

Understanding RSV and keeping it away from your holidaysRSV is a common respiratory virus that causes cold-like symptoms in children and adults.Severe RSV can be unpredictable and is the leading cause of hospitalization in infantsAdults 65 and over and adults with chronic conditions or weakened immune systems are at high risk for developing severe RSV.People do not form long-lasting immunity to RSV and can become infected repeatedly . . .