This web-page is intended for English speaking caregivers and parents in Sweden.

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How can I protect my child? 

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Preventive Steps

There are steps you can take to help protect your baby during the RSV season. Read more about what you can do if your child, after all, falls ill and feels unwell. 

When is RSV season?

RSV outbreaks can happen any time of year, but usually happen during colder, wintry months. Since RSV season varies by region, it's always best to ask your doctor about when it occurs in your area.

Folkhälsomyndigheten, FHM, (Public health Agency of Sweden) publishes weekly updates. Link here.

Simple ways of reducing the risk of an RSV infection 

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Wash your hands often and ask others to do the same. Read more..


Avoid crowds and other young children, especially those with a cold or fever. Read more..


Keep toys, clothes, blankets, and sheets clean.

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Don't let anyone smoke in your home or near your baby.

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Medical Prevention

There is no vaccine for RSV, but there are medicines available that can help babies and young children born at high risk for serious RSV infections.