Maine CDC Health Advisory
February 2, 2024
Updates on Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Prevention
Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is a major cause of hospitalization in older adults and infants/young children. Several vaccines are newly available this fall/winter respiratory virus season for older adults, pregnant persons, and young children. This Health Advisory provides updates for the use of nirsevimab for young children, information on vaccine administration errors in young children and pregnant people, recommendations for this year's end of maternal RSV vaccine season, and vaccine availability in Maine.