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Infectious diseasesRespiratory Syncytial Virus Infection

Respiratory Syncytial virus infection is the infection of the lungs and the breathing passages. It is a major cause of respiratory problem in young children. It is a contagious disease.

Respiratory syncytial virus infection typically appear about four to six days after exposure to the virus. In adults and older children, RSV usually causes mild cold-like indicators and other include:

• Congested or runny nose

• Dry cough

• Low-grade fever

• Sore throat

• Mild headache

• A general feeling of unease and discomfort (malaise)

In sever cases the indicators are,

• High fever

• Severe cough

• Wheezing

• Rapid breathing or difficulty breathing

• Bluish color of the skin due to lack of oxygen

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