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Winter Woes in Pediatrics: What to Know About RSV and Other Raging Respiratory Viruses

Children’s hospitals in the Bay Area are already experiencing a surge in ER visits, so this timely update from infectious disease specialist Peter Chin-Hong, MD, is a must-watch. With a focus on RSV, he covers which patients are most at risk; tips on distinguishing RSV from colds and COVID; treatments to consider (or avoid); and the evidence on RSV prevention, including use of palivizumab and vaccines. Bonus: a look at flu and COVID vaccine studies that may bring new options in 2023.


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