• Babies hospitalized after highly contagious virus spreads early in season Source: WSB-TV

    13 days ago - By Topix

    She knows about respiratory syncytial virus, RSV, a highly contagious respiratory virus that infects the lungs and can lead to serious health problems for babies under 1-year-old. What she didn't know until WSOC-TV told her is that doctors at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory, North Carolina are already seeing babies admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit with RSV and lack of oxygen.
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