RSV in Infants Linked to Asthma
Via the BBC: Crippling viral infections ’cause asthma’
Viral infections in newborns “cripple” part of the immune system and increase the risk of asthma later in life, US researchers studying mice have said.
They showed infections by respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) stripped immune cells of their ability to calm down inflammation in the lung’s airways.
This caught my eye because one of sons had RSV as a baby and has asthma.