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Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is one of the most common viral causes of coughs and colds in winter. And flu can lead to serious illnesses like bronchitis and pneumonia, particularly in people with learning disabilities.
Read our advice on getting the flu vaccine and protecting your child from RSV.
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