Triple-demic: RSV cases on the rise in California | LiveNOW from FOX

RSV can cause severe breathing problems for babies, while flu cases are also starting to rise. The situation is similar in much of the country where doctors are bracing for the possibility that RSV, flu and COVID-19 could combine to stress hospitals. One child under the age of 5 has already died due to flu and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). Prompting officials to issue new guidance in response to the surge in RSV cases among children to help address the current and expected continued surge in hospitalizations from an early winter virus season. Meanwhile, Orange County, CA declared a local health emergency due to record numbers of pediatric hospitalizations and daily emergency room visits over rapidly-spreading viral infections.

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