Oct. 25, 2022 — In early October, respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, tore through Victoria Thiele’s Indiana home. Her three older children had manageable symptoms. But her 8-week-old newborn ended up developing a severe case.
Thiele, whose family lives in Fort Wayne, said the baby experienced chest retractions while breathing and was taken to the emergency room at a local hospital, where she was diagnosed with RSV and bacterial pneumonia.
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