Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Anonymous | 2009/05/11

Q.

RSV Virus

Does the RSV Virus give babies at 8 months gastro.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

No, this virus causes upper and lower respiratory tract illness. The symptoms are usually that of a bad cold plus a chest infection called bronchiolitis. The virus can also cause a form of pneumonia in some young infants.

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