Tag Archive 'disease'

Apr 19 2010

RSV Causes 200,000 Child Deaths Every Year

Based on a new study conducted by a team of Scottish researchers, acute lower-respiratory tract infections caused by the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) causes death to about 200,000 children (under 5 years of age) every year.
This conclusion resulted from the analysis of 33.8 million new episodes of RSV-associated acute lower-respiratory tract infections in 2005, among [...]

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