Children's Hospital entrance

Emergency room entrance to Children's Hospital

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) - Doctors are warning about a spike of a respiratory virus makes children sick.

St. Louis Children’s Hospital says they’ve seen more than 100 cases of RSV just during the week of Christmas.

Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital says they have treated 51 cases in December.

For babies and children it causes cold-like symptoms but for some, the virus can lead to serious problems.

Symptoms of RSV typically start with a cough and runny nose.

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