RSV – Past, present & future

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In this episode:

  • RSV is a very important cause of disease for young children and older adults in winter season (May – September)
  • Understand the natural course of the disease, and advice to give parents
  • Transmission can be reduced with general hygiene and non-pharmaceutical measures, which are used for other respiratory viruses
  • It’s important to be aware of newer prevention strategies, namely vaccines, being available in the next 12-24 months and maximise their use

 

Guest: Prof Peter Richmond, Paediatric Immunologist & Paediatrician

Host: Dr David Lim, GP and Medical Educator

Total time: 26 mins

 

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Last Updated: 8 Dec, 2023

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