Fact Sheet

Factsheet - Older Adults are at High Risk for Severe RSV Infection.

Older Adults are at High Risk for Severe RSV Infection
This fact sheet describes what can happen when an older adult gets a severe RSV infection. It also highlights how to help protect yourself and loved ones from getting infected.

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Learn about Respiratory Syncytial Virus
RSV is common during fall, winter and spring. It usually causes mild, cold-like symptoms. But RSV can be serious, especially for infants and older adults. Help protect your child and others from RSV.


Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
Dr. Eileen Schneider talks about a common cause of respiratory illness in young children.
Running Time: 4:22 minutes


This infographic, available in English and in Spanish, highlights six tips for protecting your child from RSV infection. Share these health messages on your web page. Copy and paste the code to embed the graphic and a link to more prevention information.