Understanding RSV, a major cause of respiratory illness in infants.

Understanding RSV, a major cause of respiratory illness in infants.

Research Public Engagement General Parents and Carers

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is one of the most common reasons for young infants to be admitted to hospital, and globally is second only to malaria as a cause of death in infants between 1 and 12 months of age. In the UK it mostly occurs from October to February, causing a wave of infections that stretch the capacity of children’s wards to their limits.

Dr Matthew Snape wins prize for engaging the public

Dr Matthew Snape wins prize for engaging the public

General Public Engagement Awards & Appointments

The 12 winners of the inaugural University of Oxford's Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Public Engagement with Research were announced on Friday 1 July by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Louise Richardson, in a ceremony at Merton College.

Herd Immunity: How does it work?

Herd Immunity: How does it work?

General Public Engagement

Dr Manish Sadarangani explains how herd immunity works and why vaccinating children is important.