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Oregon is running out of hospital beds for children with RSV, affecting others in need of care

Oregon is running out of hospital beds for children with RSV, affecting others in need of care

Oregon Health and Sciences University and Randall Children’s Hospital are taking emergency action to admit more children to their pediatric intensive care units. It comes as an increase in RSV, a common childhood virus that can be dangerous to infants and the elderly, hit Oregon. Hospitals like Oregon Hospital and Science University (above) and Randall …

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National Children's Doctors rally against working conditions amid RSV outbreak

National Children’s Doctors rally against working conditions amid RSV outbreak

Comment this story Comment Hannah Kilcoyne, a first-year resident at Children’s National Hospital, recently started a 14-hour night shift with a daunting challenge: spending as much time as possible with newly admitted patients, writing treatment plans for each , answer an anxious father’s questions about his sick child and maintain his humanity. She made everything …

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California child dies from combination of flu and RSV in first fatal pediatric case this season

California child dies from combination of flu and RSV in first fatal pediatric case this season

The state Department of Public Health reported Monday that influenza and RSV claimed the life of a California child under age 5 for the first time during the 2022-23 season. To protect the family’s privacy, state officials said they would not release any further information about the child. “Our hearts go out to the family …

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