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57,000 Children Are Hospitalized Annually from RSV: Local Practice Researching New Vaccine

Local physicians are conducting a clinical study testing the safety of an investigational RSV vaccine. SEATTLE, WA – Over 57,000 American children under the age of five will be hospitalized with RSV this year. Local physicians at Seattle Women’s are researching a potential new preventative vaccine for RSV.  Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) was identified in 1956. It … Read more

RSV and Clinical Research

RSV is one of the most common causes of childhood illness, triggering annual outbreaks of respiratory illness in all age groups. Although most people recover within a week or two, RSV can be serious for infants and older adults. While there is no specific treatment approach for RSV, clinical research is playing a vital role … Read more