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.
RSV in Babies: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and Vaccine
WebMD discusses signs of RSV in babies as well as its causes, treatment, and prevention.
What Is Bronchiolitis?
Bronchiolitis, a lung infection, is a common illness among infants that causes difficulties breathing. Most cases are mild and can be treated at home. Rarely, cases can be severe and require a hospital stay.