New AI model could be used to predict COVID-variant waves – ET HealthWorld

New AI model could be used to predict COVID-variant waves – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: An artificial intelligence (AI) model can predict which variants of the Covid-causing SARS-CoV-2 virus will likely bring about fresh waves of the infection, a new research has found. The model can detect around 73 per cent of the variants in each country that will cause at least 1,000 cases per 10 lakh people … Read more

RSV: Jab for winter virus could cut baby hospitalisations by 80%, study says

RSV: Jab for winter virus could cut baby hospitalisations by 80%, study says

Prof Saul Faust, co-study leader at the University of Southampton and a consultant paediatrician, said: “These latest results show that this long-acting antibody is safe and could protect thousands of babies from hospitalisation when used in conditions similar to routine clinical practice. It is really important information for the UK to help decide on options … Read more

Summer Flu, RSV in July, ‘Super Colds?’

Summer Flu, RSV in July, ‘Super Colds?’

Aug. 1, 2022 – Richard Martinello, MD, a professor of medicine and pediatric infectious diseases at Yale University, doesn’t expect to see a child hospitalized with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in the middle of summer. The illness, which can strike infants and older adults especially hard, is known as a “winter virus.” But not this … Read more

Is RSV Causing Your Baby’s Breathing Problems?

Is RSV Causing Your Baby’s Breathing Problems?

Nov. 7, 2019 — The virus known as RSV can cause serious breathing problems in infants. Parents need to be able to recognize the signs, says Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, because RSV infections seem to be on the rise. The hospital posted this video online to show parents exactly how this labored breathing might look … Read more

RSV Respiratory Illnesses Rising for Babies

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 17, 2021 (HealthDay News) — While the resurgence of COVID-19 cases in the United States has been dominating the news, an old viral enemy has been making a quieter comeback. In late spring, U.S. pediatric hospitals began reporting an unexpected rise in serious infections caused by respiratory syncytial … Read more