Altered reactivity to respiratory syncytial virus: Description of atypical RSV illness and prospective four year follow-up of children previously immunized with an inactivated vaccine


Beginning in July 1966, 424 children ranging from 6 months to 7 years of age were immunized. Mild RSV illness was documented to occur later upon natural exposure to the wild virus in all age groups. Nineteen children in the youngest age group immunized (6–23 mos) were hospitalized with an atypical illness due to RSV. Eleven were hospitalized in 1966–67, 6… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-197108000-00129