Should I get my baby shots to prevent RSV?

Q: Should I get my baby shots to prevent RSV?


A: RSV is one of the nastiest respiratory viruses around, so I'm pretty comfortable recommending preventative shots for preemies and higher-risk babies, such as those with cardiac disease, immune system problems or asthma. While it rarely endangers healthy full-term babies or toddlers, they still can be at risk. So follow these prevention tips for all children:•Make sure everyone washes his hands before touching your baby.•Avoid people who are coughing and sneezing, and minimize your childs exposure to toddlers.•Stay out of crowds.•If someone even thinks about smoking near your child, kill him and feed his body parts to sharks.