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    RSV in Children Directory

    Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common childhood illness that causes some of the same symptoms as cold and flu, such as fever, runny nose, and cough. For children less than 1 year old, RSV is the most common cause of pneumonia and bronchiolitis, an inflammation of the small air passages in the lungs. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about RSV in children, its symptoms, treatment, complications, and much more.

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    The facts on 9 childhood illnesses you may not know about: RSV, fifth disease, croup, scarlet fever, impetigo, Kawasaki disease, Reye's syndrome, whooping cough, and hand, foot, and mouth disease.

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