On the Relative Role of Different Age Groups During Epidemics Associated With Respiratory Syncytial Virus. J Infect Dis.

On the Relative Role of Different Age Groups During Epidemics Associated With Respiratory Syncytial Virus. Goldstein E, Nguyen HH, Liu P, Viboud C, Steiner CA, Worby CJ, Lipsitch M. J Infect Dis. 2018 Jan 4;217(2):238-244. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jix575. Abstract: BACKGROUND: While circulation of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) results in high rates of hospitalization, particularly among young children and elderly individuals, little is known about the role of different age groups in propagating annual RSV…