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RSV: Get the facts to help protect your baby

Find out what RSV is, how it spreads, and how you can help protect your high-risk baby

What is RSV disease?

RSV is a contagious disease that can infect the lungs. Nearly all children will catch it by the time they’re 2 years old.

Is your baby at high risk for RSV disease?

For most infants, RSV causes an illness like a common cold. But babies that are at high risk may develop RSV disease, which can lead to serious complications.

Preventing RSV disease

RSV disease spreads easily. There are things you can do to help protect your baby.

  • handwash
  • toys
  • crowds
  • cigs

RSV: Get the facts to help protect your baby

Find out what RSV is, how it spreads, and how you can help protect your high-risk baby

What is RSV disease?

RSV is a contagious disease that can infect the lungs. Nearly all children will catch it by the time they’re 2 years old.

Is your baby at high risk for RSV disease?

For most infants, RSV causes an illness like a common cold. But babies that are at high risk may develop RSV disease, which can lead to serious complications.

Preventing RSV disease

RSV disease spreads easily. There are things you can do to help protect your baby.

  • handwash
  • toys
  • crowds
  • cigs