Not Just for Kids – RSV vs Flu Impact on Adults
Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is prevalent in hospitalized adults and is associated with higher odds of prolonged hospitalization and mechanical ventilation, particularly in patients with CHF and COPD.
Prevalence and Clinical Outcomes of Respiratory Syncytial Virus versus Influenza in Adults Hospitalized with Acute Respiratory Illness from a Prospective Multicenter Study. Clin Infect Dis. 2023 Jan 24;ciad031. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciad031. Online ahead of print.