October 1, 2021

RSV 101: Helpful Info for Every Parent

This week on the podcast, we talk to Dr. Mary Carol Burkhardt about respiratory syncytial virus, commonly known as RSV. Listen in as we break down the symptoms of RSV and thoughts on why we’re seeing it so early in the year, bronchiolitis, advice for parents who are feeling the stress of so many respiratory viruses circulating in the community, if and when parents should take their child to the doctor and symptoms of bronchiolitis that indicate an ED visit is necessary. This one is jam-packed with helpful information for every parent.  

For additional information on bronchiolitis and to see a helpful video that shows what retractions look like when an infant is in respiratory distress, please visit: https://blog.cincinnatichildrens.org/bronchiolitis:-a-new-parents-guide-to-one-of-the-most-common-winter-illnesses  

For more FAQs on RSV, please visit: https://blog.cincinnatichildrens.org/safety-and-prevention/vaccines/6-rsv-faqs 

 

 

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