Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a common cause of lower respiratory tract infection in children. All respiratory viruses can cause fever or cough and is highly contagious. If your child is at high risk for complications, from a respiratory virus infection, take care to prevent their exposure to viruses.
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