RSV Vaccine

In this episode of ‘Kid’s Corner’, pediatrician Dr. Elizabeth Mumper discusses the RSV vaccine for kids and covers important questions like:

• Should you get the RSV vaccine if you are elderly or pregnant?
• How common is RSV in babies?
• How dangerous is RSV in children?

RSV is a routine illness that the overwhelming majority of babies can handle. By the age of 2, 97% of children have been infected with RSV. Of these, each year, the CDC tracks around 17 deaths. Based on these numbers, does it make sense to mass vaccinate babies for RSV?

Learn more: Download Dr. Mumper’s RSV Vaccine for kids presentation.

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