RSV infections can be dangerous for certain adults. Each year, it is estimated that more than 177,000 older adults are hospitalized and 14,000 of them die in the United States due to RSV infection. Adults at highest risk for severe RSV infection include Older adults, especially those 65 years and. Get the PDF version Cdc-pdf [1 page] of this fact sheet. Respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, is a common virus that affects the lungs and breathing passages. RSV infections can be dangerous for certain adults. Adults at highest risk for severe RSV infection include Older adults, especially those 65.
RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) is a virus that is very common in children, and can reinfect an adult who previously had an infection. The symptoms of RSV in adults are similar to those of the common cold, including runny nose, sore throat, cough, fever, and other symptoms.Author: Arthur Schoenstadt, MD. Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common cause of acute respiratory illness in older adults, with the risk of serious infection increasing with age.1–4 The virus circulates along with many other winter respiratory viruses, most notably seasonal influenza, and is largely indistinguishable from.
Jul 01, 2000 · Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is now recognized as a significant problem in certain adult populations. These include the elderly, persons with cardiopulmonary diseases, and immunocompromised hosts. Epidemiological evidence indicates that the impact of RSV in older adults may be similar to that of nonpandemic influenza. In addition, RSV has been found to cause 2 to 5% of adult Cited by: 712. Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a very common virus that leads to mild, cold-like symptoms in adults and older healthy children. It can be more serious in young .