How many cold viruses in one place, in one season?

I was recently asked how many different common cold viruses are there at a given time? The short answer is – dozens! In the past, I’ve written a few┬áreviews (for Read More …

“Rhinovirus” occurs in people who are not sick ergo it never causes sickness…

In a community study of healthy infants reported in 2015 the authors stated that “Our finding of low RSV prevalence in asymptomatic infants suggests that RSV is likely the causative Read More …

Human respiratory syncytial virus: an example of why calling them many usually outweighs calling them few, or one

Human respiratory syncytial virus (HRSV) is a beast of a respiratory virus among infants-a leading cause of their hospitalization. One estimate reported the worldwide infection of 33.8 million infants younger Read More …