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RSV Vaccine

RSV Cases in Tennessee Rise, Vaccine Needed

RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) is traditionally considered a childhood infection, and it certainly infects and hospitalizes many children and infants each year in Tennessee. But, like many other viruses we get in childhood, it can return with a vengeance when we get older. The estimated average is for 177,000 hospitalizations and 14,000 deaths each year …

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News Channel 5: New RSV vaccine being tested in Nashville trials

News story “New RSV Vaccine Being Tested in Nashville Trials” originally ran on Nashville News Channel 5 here.  NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — RSV cases are on the rise and now a concern leading into winter months. Cases are spiking to numbers that haven’t been seen since 2019. The respiratory virus typically impacts children or people …

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WSMV: Enrollment available for RSV vaccine study

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) – Clinical Research Associates in Nashville is enrolling adults into their RSV vaccine study. RSV, or respiratory syncytial virus, is something typically found in children, but it can impact older adults too. RSV causes cold-like symptoms and can lead to serious illnesses — like bronchitis or pneumonia — and sometimes death. In …

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Why New Cases Highlight Importance of RSV Vaccine Clinical Study

The CDC issued a warning to clinicians and caregivers on June 10 regarding an inter-seasonal increase in Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) cases in parts of the southern United States including Tennessee. What this means in plain English is that doctors are worried about RSV in the summer, a time in which respiratory diseases like these …

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