New Vaccine For RSV

Long awaited vaccine for life threatening respiratory virus could be around the corner.
09 November 2015
Presented by Chris Smith


Respiratory syncytial virus or RSV is a virus of the respiratory system that infects people of all ages during the winter causing colds, however in infants and young children it can lead to much more severe illnesses like pneumonia. Despite it's huge global impact we still don't have a vaccine for RSV and Dr Ruth Karron from John Hopkins University explains why to Chris Smith.


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