Do You Know You May Get Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)?

Q:
Do you know you may get respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)?

A:
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) can cause infections in the lungs and respiratory tract. It is a common childhood illness but can also infect adults.

Normally, the symptoms of RSV are very similar to cold or flu, and they usually start to appear about four to six days after exposing to the virus.

If you want to know whether you get RSV or not, you should notice following symptoms:

  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • Dry cough
  • Fever
  • Stuffy or runny nose

If you think you or your children have RSV, please talk to your doctor.

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