Older adults and adults with certain health conditions are at a greater risk of serious complications due to respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
While RSV usually causes mild, cold-like symptoms, some adults may develop more serious symptoms. RSV infections can increase the risk of hospitalization for people with:
Even if people suffering from heart and lung diseases including COPD, asthma, or CHF have been taking adequate measures to manage their condition, RSV can still have a severe impact on their health.
RSV can cause the symptoms of your underlying condition that you manage every day to get worse and even lead to hospitalization.