After newborn’s life-threatening illness, mom warns about common virus

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a major cause of respiratory illness in young children. While most cases are mild, this mom shares the story of how RSV put her infant son in the hospital. “RSV can hit any child and any person at any given time. I would really love for people to understand that and know what the signs are.”

After newborn's life-threatening illness, mom warns about common virus

After newborn’s life-threatening illness, mom warns about common virus

Shanisty Ireland had never heard of RSV until her infant son caught it.

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