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A Hidden Annual Epidemic: The Burden of RSV in Adults

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When is RSV not just a common cold? Learn from Angela Branche, MD; Pamela Rockwell, DO, FAAFP; and Rick Zimmerman, MD, MPH, FAAFP, on how RSV infection and disease affect adults, including risk factors for severe disease, and how the disease burden compares with yearly influenza.

Released: November 29, 2023

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Faculty

Pamela Rockwell

Pamela Rockwell, DO, FAAFP

Professor
Family Medicine
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Angela Branche

Angela Branche, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Medicine
University of Rochester
Rochester, New York

Richard Zimmerman

Richard Zimmerman, MD, MPH

Professor 
Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology 
University of Pittsburgh 
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 

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Supported by an educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline.

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Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the impact of RSV disease in adults, including epidemiology and burden of disease

Disclosure

Program Director

Pamela Rockwell, DO, FAAFP

Professor
Family Medicine
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Pamela Rockwell, DO, AAFP, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Primary Author

Angela Branche, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Medicine
University of Rochester
Rochester, New York

Angela Branche, MD: consultant/advisor/speaker: GlaxoSmithKline, Janssen; researcher: Cyanvac, Merck, Pfizer.

Richard Zimmerman, MD, MPH

Professor 
Family Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology 
University of Pittsburgh 
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 

Richard Zimmerman, MD, MPH: researcher: Sanofi Pasteur.