Genesis Health Group Pediatricians Offer Tips To Keep Teens And Younger Children Safe And Healthy

At the same time there is concern about the spread of COVID-19 to teens and younger children, another virus is making an unusual summer appearance. Respiratory syncytial virus, commonly referred to as RSV, is usually not serious in adults but can become serious and require hospitalization in babies and young children. The symptoms of RSV can resemble those of COVID-19, including cough, fever and congestion. Genesis Health Group pediatricians and pediatrics hospital units in Davenport and Silvis have experienced an early start to “RSV season,’’ which is usually in late fall and winter. COVID-19... Read More