The search for a connection between RSV and asthma


Sandy Ong

The consequences of respiratory syncytial virus infection sometimes linger for years — and scientists are trying to work out whether there’s a causal link.

Rachael Thomas is sharing her personal story about her son Alexander. She says she speaks to many parents whose babies have survived an RSV infection but continue to experience long-term effects, such as asthma. “The children just seem more susceptible.”