respiratory system infections, which affect the
bronchial tubes and lungs , sometimes follow infection with
respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). The most common
types of these infections include:
Bronchiolitis, which is an inflammation of the small
air passages (bronchioles). Bronchiolitis is most common in children younger than 2. It is
the leading cause of serious lower respiratory illness in infants.
Pneumonia, which can make it hard to breathe and to
get enough oxygen into the bloodstream because of inflammation in the
Other health problems can also
develop as a complication of RSV infection. These include:
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