Respiratory Syncitial Virus (RSV) is a highly contagious virus that impacts
everyone and in mild cases presents like a common cold. However, RSV can also cause more serious respiratory illness, mainly in older adults and in young infants. RSV season is common during the winter months in temperate climates. RSV and flu are different viruses. Therefore, you can still get an RSV infection even if you have been vaccinated against the flu.
RSV can lead to serious complications, such as pneumonia in older adults. RSV may also worsen some existing conditions, such as chronic respiratory or heart disease