Features of an Atypical RSV Surge During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Tabatha Alrayes, Andrea Wait, Priya Spencer, David M. Merolla, Kirby Lampe, Hossein Salimnia, Nirupama Kannikeswaran

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Abstract

This study describes the clinical features, severity, and outcomes in children <5 years of age with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection during an atypical summer surge during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Although timing was uncharacteristic, clinical features and illness severity were representative of a typical RSV season. Co-infection with SARS-CoV-2 was low.

Original languageEnglish
JournalClinical Pediatrics
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - 2022
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • COVID-19
  • RSV
  • children
  • pandemic
  • season

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