dpatop - 13 December 2022, Berlin: Father Ziyad Salem takes care of his eight and a half month old son Omran Salem, who is in the intensive care unit of the children's clinic of St. Joseph's hospital with a respiratory infection and is receiving non-invasive ventilation (CPAP ventilation).  The children's clinic at St. Joseph's Hospital is heavily overloaded due to a surge in infections.  The situation is also difficult in other children's hospitals in Berlin.

FDA approves RSV drug to fight infection that kills thousands of children each year

Health From Brooke Steinberg July 18, 2023 | 11:26 The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved a new drug, Beyfortus (nirsevimab), to protect children from the deadly infection known as respiratory syncytial virus. Worldwide, RSV is the second leading cause of death during the first year of an infant’s life, second only to malaria, …

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