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Wellness Wednesday: Increase In RSV Cases Among Children

Signs in the window of Nationwide Children's Hospital in May 2020, reading: "We've got sun shine on a cloudy day."
David Holm

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the country in children, another virus is making kids sick in unusually large numbers: respiratory syncytial virus, better known as RSV.

Today on Wellness Wednesday on All Sides with Ann Fisher, what’s behind the surge of RSV. We'll also talk about a Columbus City Schools mental health initiative with the Buckeye Ranch and then HIV prevention care.


  • Dr. Octavio Ramilo, chief of infectious diseases at Nationwide Children’s Hospital
  • Dr. Andrea Weisberger, school-based liaison at The Buckeye Ranch
  • Carl Schmid, executive director, HIV+Hepatitis Policy Institute

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