FAMILY FIRST: Virus Hitting Kids

A common cold virus that packs a wallop is hitting kids hard this season.

We're talking about RSV.

Experts say almost every child gets the virus before they turn two, cause it's a tough one to avoid.

Babies born prematurely are at a much higher risk of having to be hospitalized for RSV.

The symptoms involve more than just a runny nose and cough. A lower respiratory tract problem means they're having trouble breathing so your child would have wheezing and heavy breathing.

Hospitals nation-wide are seeing an increase in cases and the CDC says RSV is also a major cause of illness in older adults.

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