Allergy and Immunology News of the Day

Health News of the Day is a daily summary made from the selected links I post on Twitter. It is in a bullet points format with links to the original sources which include 350 RSS feeds that produce about 2,500 items per day.

  • Children born by cesarean delivery are at increased risk for developing asthma

  • Children delivered by c-section were 79 percent more likely to develop asthma than children born vaginally

  • RSV far more widespread among children than once thought and puts more of them in the hospital than influenza

  • RSV responsible for 20% of hospitalizations, 18% of ER visits, 15% office visits for resp. infections in children under 5

  • Researchers should place more emphasis on finding a vaccine for RSV

  • Only 3 percent of the RSV cases were correctly diagnosed

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