RSV

RSV cases rise across country, medical experts concerned over hospital capacity

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — RSV cases are rising across the country filling hospitals to capacity, but a local doctor says it’s at normal levels here for this time of year. Children under two-years-old, those who are immunocompromised and the elderly are at most risk of the virus and there’s no vaccine for it. A pediatrician at Sanford says its Children’s…

Essentia Health seeing unseasonably high cases of RSV in children

A local pediatrician says she's seeing more children getting admitted to the hospital for a respiratory-related illness

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Children across the metro are getting infected with Respiratory Syncytial Virus, commonly known as RSV, earlier in the year than usual. “I’m definitely admitting children every single day with RSV and classically in years past, we would be admitting these kids in November and December and we’re seeing several a day that are getting admitted with…

Influenza, RSV of Greater Immediate Concern to Region Than Coronavirus

Officials at Sanford say there are health concerns that are a more immediate threat already active in our region.

With fears of a pandemic on the horizon due to the Wuhan Coronavirus that originated in China, Officials at Sanford say there are health concerns that are a more immediate threat already active in our region. Influenza and RSV, the respiratory syncytial virus, are two viruses that pose the highest risks to people of all ages in our region. In…

Health Matters: Know the Signs of RSV

Most cases of RSV go away on their own, but it could lead to something serious if left untreated.

You may not know what respiratory syncytial virus is, but you’ve likely had it. If severe cases are left untreated, it could result to something serious. Most babies will get the respiratory illness that may look like a cold and most of the time, it goes away on its own. However, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be paying attention because…