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Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is a common viral disease
of the lungs. It usually manifest itself as a cold in adults
and older children, but can cause serious problems in infants. RSV can cause lower respitory infections, breathing problems, pneumonia or even death.
According to statistics, over 125,000 infants are hospitalized annually with Respiratory Syncytial Virus, resulting in more than 500 deaths.