Respiratory Syncytial Virus, or RSV as it is commonly called, is a cold-like respiratory virus, which affects nearly everyone by the age of two. For most, the symptoms are mild and very similar to the common cold. But for some, the virus can cause serious complications. In the U.S., over 57,000 children under the age of 5 are hospitalized each year because of RSV infection. RSV is most prevalent in the fall, winter and spring and is highly contagious. In this episode, Tamara shares what you need to know about RSV and its symptoms, how to prevent the spread of RSV and protect your child, and what to do if you think your child may have an RSV infection.