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Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection Season Changing in Arkansas

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RSV or Respiratory Syncytial Virus, a common winter cold virus, is emerging in Arkansas earlier than normal. Frail elders, immune compromised — and especially young children and infants with no immunity to RSV — are at risk for complications. Dr. Rick Barr, Chief Clinical and Academic Officer at Arkansas Children's Hospital in Little Rock provides insight and guidance.

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Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative reporter and news producer for <i>Ozarks at Large.</i>
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