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Can a child be imunized against respiratory syncytial virus and still get it?

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Dr. James Ferguson
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In brief: Yes

The use of Palivizumab in high risk infants reduces the risk of an RSV infection but does not prevent it in all cases.
Infected infants with this med in their system generally have a very mild illness if they acquire the virus and rarely require hospitalization.

In brief: Yes

The use of Palivizumab in high risk infants reduces the risk of an RSV infection but does not prevent it in all cases.
Infected infants with this med in their system generally have a very mild illness if they acquire the virus and rarely require hospitalization.
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