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Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV): A Disease of All Ages

RSV is a common cause of acute respiratory illness in infants, young children, older adults, and adults with certain comorbidities1

RSV is a common and contagious virus causing repeated infections throughout life, and is associated with significant clinical and economic burden in older adults and adults with certain underlying comorbidities2-4

Estimated burden of RSV infection in adults and the elderly in the United Kingdom5

Learn more about RSV disease and its burden in adults:


RSV, respiratory syncytial virus


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  2. Graham BS. Immunol Rev 2011;239:149–166.
  3. Anderson LJ et al. Vaccine 2013;31S:B209–B215.
  4. Department of Health Green Book Chapter 27a Respiratory syncytial virus. Accessed September 2023.
  5. Fleming DM et al. BMC Infect Dis. 2015;15:443.

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