Scary Shit Series – Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) –
We all know kids are tiny germ vectors, arriving home with any number of disgusting illnesses to share with their unsuspecting families. Most are fairly inconsequential in the long run: colds, puke plagues, pink eye, etc. Parental war stories that are remembered mostly for the sheer amount of goop children can produce from various orifices. Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is one childhood illness that has earned a nasty reputation, and for good reason.