Pediatric patients are more likely to have viral co-infections, though less likely to be hospitalized, according to new research. Pediatric infectious disease expert Dr. Frank Esper explains his findings.
New animal research out of Cleveland Clinic Children’s suggests that a mother’s health and nutrition during pregnancy have even more long-term health consequences for offspring than previously realized. Here’s why this bolsters the case for earlier interventions in pregnant women and the youngest children.
A recent animal study found that RSV may be transmitted vertically from the respiratory tract of the mother to the lungs of the fetus. And the virus may spread to extrapulmonary sites with sustained effects.