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Can children immunized against respiratory syncytial virus still get it?
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Dr. Matthias Peuster
Pediatrics - Cardiology
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In brief: Yes
Rsv prophylaxis only protects against pneumonia.
With the new drug motavizumab the lokelihood fir upper resp tract infection is lower. Keep in mind that there is no immunity after the prophylaxis. Its an antibody. Not a vaccine. The concentration drops after administration and needs to be repeated.

In brief: Yes
Rsv prophylaxis only protects against pneumonia.
With the new drug motavizumab the lokelihood fir upper resp tract infection is lower. Keep in mind that there is no immunity after the prophylaxis. Its an antibody. Not a vaccine. The concentration drops after administration and needs to be repeated.
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