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March 3, 2023, 7:11 PM

Patel It like It Is: What to know about RSV vaccine for pregnant women

Plus, how to manage your child's sleep schedule when away from home, and why you should not wash your meat before cooking it.
March 3, 2023, 7:11 PM
Patel It like It Is: What to know about RSV vaccine for pregnant women
1 month ago

Pfizer’s RSV vaccine could get FDA approval by summer

Pfizer says its vaccine is 82% effective at preventing severe RSV infections in an infant’s first 90 days and 70% effective during the first six months.
1 month ago
Pfizer’s RSV vaccine could get FDA approval by summer
1 month ago

1st RSV vaccine could be approved this summer

The FDA will decide whether or not to approve an RSV vaccine designed to protect newborns by August 2023.
1 month ago
1st RSV vaccine could be approved this summer
2 months ago

Moderna says its RSV vaccine for older adults is 84% effective at preventing serious illness

Moderna announced Tuesday its RSV vaccine for older adults was about 84% effective at preventing severe disease and the company plans to ask the FDA for approval in 2023.
2 months ago
Moderna says its RSV vaccine for older adults is 84% effective
3 months ago

RSV and flu cases subside as COVID hospitalizations tick up

Seasonal flu activity remains high but is declining in most areas, according to data released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
3 months ago
RSV and flu subsiding as COVID hospitalizations tick up
3 months ago

Some school districts bring back mask mandates

Several schools are bringing back mask mandates to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses.
3 months ago
Some school districts bring back mask mandates
3 months ago

Some school districts bring back mask mandates to stem spread of COVID, flu and RSV

Some school districts have said indoor masking will return following winter break to prevent the spread of COVID-19, flu and RSV.
3 months ago
Some school districts bring back mask mandates to stem spread of COVID, flu and RSV
3 months ago

Tentative signs ‘tripledemic’ could be slowing

Experts are cautiously optimistic as flu cases decline and RSV cases level off, but COVID cases continue to climb.
3 months ago
Tentative signs ‘tripledemic’ could be slowing
3 months ago

Misinformation on RSV, flu spread online: What parents need to know

Pediatricians share their advice for parents as kids face flu, RSV and more.
3 months ago
Misinformation on RSV, flu spread online: What parents need to know
3 months ago

Here are ways parents can deal with RSV and flu misinformation online

Parents are flooded with flu and daily RSV information surrounding their kids. Pediatrician Dr. Alok Patel shares what parents should be doing and what they should potentially avoid.
3 months ago
Here are ways parents can deal with RSV and flu misinformation online
3 months ago

Parents struggle to find children’s medicine as ‘tripledemic’ rages

Amid reports of kids’ cold and flu medicine shortages as cases of COVID-19, flu and RSV increase, Dr. Alok Patel, ABC News medical contributor, has tips for if you can’t find medicine.
3 months ago
Parents struggle to find children’s medicine as ‘tripledemic’ rages
3 months ago

New all-in-one test for COVID, flu and RSV: What to know

The Food and Drug Administration authorized the emergency use of a test that may be able to help detect all three of the “tripledemic” viruses spreading across the U.S.
3 months ago
New all-in-one test for COVID, flu and RSV: What to know
3 months ago

Pharmacies limiting sales of certain medicines

CVS and Walgreens are limiting the amount of certain children's medications that families can buy, due to shortages in some parts of the country.
3 months ago
Pharmacies limiting sales of certain medicines
3 months ago

New ‘tripledemic’ warnings ahead of the holidays

With holiday celebrations in full swing, some hospitals across the country are being pushed to the brink by the combination of COVID, flu and RSV cases.
3 months ago
New ‘tripledemic’ warnings ahead of the holidays
3 months ago

Virus surge overwhelms hospitals across the country

Rise of COVID-19, RSV, and the flu causing strain on hospitals as millions prepare for the winter holidays.
3 months ago
Virus surge overwhelms hospitals across the country
3 months ago

After fears of 'tripledemic,' RSV on the downturn as flu and COVID pick up

After fears that a "tripledemic" would overwhelm hospitals, cases of RSV appear to be declining while infections of flu and COVID-19 increase.
3 months ago
Move over RSV, it's flu and COVID season, CDC data suggests
3 months ago

2-year-old hospitalized with RSV spent 8 days on ventilator

A mother from Albuquerque, New Mexico, is warning about the dangers of RSV after her daughter spent 8 days hospitalized on a ventilator.
3 months ago
2-year-old girl fighting RSV in hospital, spent 8 days on a ventilator
3 months ago

'Tripledemic' continues to stretch hospital resources

Hospital officials said they are packed with cases of RSV, COVID-19 and the flu.
3 months ago
'Tripledemic' continues to stretch hospital resources
3 months ago

I'm a pediatrician and mom: These are the protections I'm taking amid 'tripledemic' of flu, RSV and COVID-19

Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez shares tips as flu hospitalizations nearly double.
3 months ago
I'm a pediatrician and mom: These are the protections I'm taking amid 'tripledemic'
3 months ago

Hospitals nationwide are nearly 80% full as the nation experiences a ‘tripledemic’

Forty-three states are reporting “very high” or “high” levels of flu-like activity.
3 months ago
Hospitals nationwide are nearly 80% full as the nation experiences a ‘tripledemic’
4 months ago

Officials urge mask-wearing as ‘tripledemic’ threat grows

ABC News’ Trevor Ault reports on new mask advisories as the number of COVID, flu and RSV cases continue to rise nationwide.
4 months ago
Officials urge mask-wearing as ‘tripledemic’ threat grows
4 months ago

COVID and flu cases on the rise

Major cities like Los Angeles and New York have put indoor mask recommendations back in place with COVID-19 and flu cases on the rise.
4 months ago
COVID and flu cases on the rise
4 months ago

Health officials concerned about national virus surge

Cases of RSV, COVID-19 and flu are on the rise as the CDC recommends Americans get vaccinations to protect against illness.
4 months ago
Health officials concerned about national virus surge
4 months ago

Hospitals facing crush of patients with respiratory viruses

Hospitals across the country are running out of room, facing a crush of patients with respiratory viruses.
4 months ago
Hospitals facing crush of patients with respiratory viruses
4 months ago

'Remember, masks still work': Medical expert on 'tripledemic' threat

ABC News' Juju Chang spoke to ABC News medical contributor Dr. Alok Patel of Stanford Children’s Health about the "tripledemic" of flu, COVID and RSV afflicting the country during the holiday season.
4 months ago
'Remember, masks still work': Medical expert on 'tripledemic' threat
4 months ago

Jimmie Allen and his wife reflect on daughter's RSV battle 1 year later

The country music singer and his wife Alexis are sharing what they want other parents to know about the virus that hospitalized their 6-week-old daughter.
4 months ago
Jimmie Allen and his wife reflect on daughter's RSV battle 1 year later
4 months ago

‘Tripledemic‘ overwhelming hospitals

Rising cases of RSV, COVID and the flu have left some medications and hospital beds hard to find. ABC News’ Justin Finch has the details.
4 months ago
‘Tripledemic‘ overwhelming hospitals
4 months ago

FDA fast-tracks RSV vaccine for adults

It will likely be available by fall 2023 if approved.
4 months ago
FDA fast-tracks RSV vaccine for adults
4 months ago

What to know about Pfizer's RSV vaccine for older adults as FDA prepares to review

The FDA recently granted priority review to Pfizer's RSV vaccine for older adults. Here is everything you need to know.
4 months ago
Here's what you need to know about Pfizer's RSV vaccine for adults
4 months ago

‘Tripledemic’ inundates hospitals and prompts school closures

Dr. Alok Patel breaks down what you need to know as pediatric hospitalizations increase across the U.S. amid a rise in flu, COVID-19 and RSV infections.
4 months ago
‘Tripledemic’ inundates hospitals and prompts school closures
4 months ago

CDC warns of 'tripledemic' of RSV, flu, COVID

Health officials are warning that flu hospitalizations are at a 10-year high at the same time as a jump in RSV and COVID-19 cases.
4 months ago
CDC warns of 'tripledemic' of RSV, flu, COVID
4 months ago

Parents call trooper an 'angel' and 'hero' for saving daughter who had RSV

A North Carolina mother and father say they credit a state trooper for helping to save their daughter's life when she stopped breathing after becoming sick with RSV.
4 months ago
Parents call trooper an 'angel' and 'hero' for saving daughter who had RSV
4 months ago

RSV, COVID and flu 'tripledemic' in the US

The 'tripledemic' combination is stressing the nation's health care system, according to health officials.
4 months ago
RSV, COVID and flu 'tripledemic' in the US
4 months ago

‘Triple-demic’ threat looms across US

U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy talks about the overwhelming surge of RSV, COVID and flu, plus, how to protect yourself this holiday season.
4 months ago
‘Triple-demic’ threat looms across US
4 months ago

Suffering from flu, RSV or COVID-19? How you can tell the difference

Flu, RSV and COVID-19 have many symptoms that are similar, but public health experts tell ABC News how you may be able to tell the difference between the three.
4 months ago
Suffering from flu, RSV or COVID-19? How you can tell the difference
4 months ago

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy advises on flu, RSV and COVID-19

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy spoke with "GMA3" about the upcoming flu season, the so-called "triple threat" and how Americans can best prepare.
4 months ago
Surgeon General Vivek Murthy advises on RSV, other health issues facing Americans
4 months ago

COVID, flu or RSV?

With the threat of a "tripledemic" in the U.S., how can you tell the difference between COVID-19, the flu and RSV?
4 months ago
COVID, flu or RSV?
4 months ago

Mom describes daughter's hospitalization with RSV amid warnings of holiday 'tripledemic' surge

Pediatric hospital beds remain near capacity, data shows.
4 months ago
Mom describes daughter's battle with RSV amid warnings of holiday 'tripledemic' surge
4 months ago

Health officials fear holiday 'tripledemic' surge

Experts fear the holidays may worsen the surge of COVID, flu and RSV, with some hospitals and urgent cares already facing a crush of patients.
4 months ago
Health officials fear holiday 'tripledemic' surge
4 months ago

Hospitals report surge in adult RSV cases in advance of holiday season

Hospitals report surge in adult RSV cases in advance of holiday season, with Dr. Anthony Fauci appearing for the last time as President Joe Biden's chief medical adviser.
4 months ago
Hospitals report surge in adult RSV cases in advance of holiday season
4 months ago

California child under age 4 dies of RSV

Health officials in Riverside County, California, have reported the death of a child under age 4 due to RSV as cases rise across the U.S.
4 months ago
Health officials report death of child under age 4 from RSV
4 months ago

Doctors urge Biden administration to declare national emergency for RSV

The Children’s Hospital Association and American Academy of Pediatrics sent a letter to the White House and health secretary asking for emergency funding to address the spike in cases in children.
4 months ago
Doctors urge Biden administration to declare national emergency for RSV
4 months ago

Hospital diaries: Doctors reveal how staff are dealing with surge of respiratory infections

Doctors spoke to ABC News about how they're handling a surge of RSV and flu patients, running out of bed to take care of sick kids and experiencing burnout.
4 months ago
Hospital diaries: Doctors reveal how they're handling surge of respiratory infections
4 months ago

Thanksgiving safety tips amid rise in respiratory viruses

While COVID-19 still exists, this year, it’s being compounded by heightened rates of influenza and RSV in children, according to public health experts.
4 months ago
Thanksgiving safety tips amid rise in respiratory viruses
4 months ago

Pediatricians call for RSV emergency declaration

The American Academy of Pediatrics is calling for an emergency declaration over the surge in RSV cases among children.
4 months ago
Pediatricians call for RSV emergency declaration
4 months ago

How to protect your children from RSV and flu

RSV cases have steadily risen across the U.S. since late August.
4 months ago
How to protect your children from RSV and flu
4 months ago

RSV hospitalizations in seniors higher than any point in prior seasons

Seniors are being hospitalized at a higher rate than any previous season during the same time period.
4 months ago
RSV hospitalizations in seniors higher than any point in prior seasons
4 months ago

RSV hospitalizations in seniors much higher than any point in prior seasons

Adults aged 65 and older are being hospitalized for RSV in the U.S. at the highest rates seen at this point in the season over the last nine years, CDC data shows.
4 months ago
RSV hospitalizations in seniors much higher than any point in previous seasons
4 months ago

Pediatrician gives advice on rise in respiratory illnesses

ABC News medical contributor Dr. Alok Patel discusses how respiratory illnesses are impacting families ahead of the holiday season.
4 months ago
Pediatrician gives advice on rise in respiratory illnesses
4 months ago

Child in California dies of flu and RSV as cases continue to rise

The child was under the age of 5, according to the California Department of Public Health.
4 months ago
Child in California dies of flu and RSV as cases continue to rise