Episode 48 - Summit Health Cares - RSV, Respiratory Syncytial Virus

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Recorded at the Pediatric Center on Cub Lake Rd. behind Papa Johns.

In this episode Birdman chats with Dr. Daniel Brewer with Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center about RSV, Respiratory Syncytial Virus.

Video @ https://youtu.be/-wFPqiPfpVE

RSV typically occurs during this time of the year; November to May.

RSV is a very contagious virus that affects the respiratory tract, usually in children under three. It can be more dangerous for children 0-3 years of age. When adults and older children have it, it's usually very mild (like a bad cold).

Help prevent RSV by washing your hands often, good hygiene, and staying away from sick people.

Please watch for symptoms to know if your baby-toddler needs medical attention; difficulty breathing, eating, or dehydration.

*The Pediatric Center is still accepting new patients.

Office Phone: (928) 537-6735 Visit: http://www.summitphysician.net/locations/pediatrics/

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