"the Season's top for RS virus, which can cause serious illness in young children, has passed. This year's season has been unusually severe, and many have received intensive care, writes Folkhälsomyndigheten in a press release."
"Respiratory syncytial virus (RS) is a common cause of upper respiratory tract infection and the most common cause of lower respiratory tract infection among children younger than one year. So far, 5 700 cases have been reported where infants under one year accounted for 34 per cent of the verified cases. A total of 43 patients have so far intensivvårdats on the basis of the RS-infection, of which more than half have been babies."
"In Sweden, characterized the RS-virus of a two-year-pattern, and in the years, it became as expected a peak season for the virus. During the week seven and eight were level "
"If you look at the number of sick in the RS-virus per capita has slightly more received a diagnosis in Svealand than in Gotaland and Norrland, writing the authority."