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Central Coast pediatrics see an increase of RSV cases

Karen Cruz-Orduña/KEYT

SANTA MARIA, Calif. – Pediatricians on the Central Coast have noticed an uptick in respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, within patients.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states RSV is "a common respiratory virus that usually causes mild, cold-like symptoms."

The CDC's data shows that in the last two years, there has been a significant increase in RSV cases across the country.

Here at home, local doctors say this impacts both adults and children.

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Article Topic Follows: Santa Maria - Lompoc - North County
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