CEO’s Chief Medical Officer was interviewed regarding mid-winter flu and respiratory illness, in The Berkshire Eagle, 1/17/19
The flu and RSV run similar cycles and tend to hit their peak in the mid- to late winter, Lamm said.
But unlike the flu, there isn’t a vaccination to protect against RSV, which works its way through day cares, affecting children each year.
RSV presents like a common cold, has an incubation period of four to six days and is usually not serious. But it can be dangerous for infants who were born prematurely or who have compromised respiratory systems, Lamm said.
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