RSV is the leading cause of viral bronchiolitis and pneumonia worldwide, infecting more than 50 percent of children in their first year of life and nearly 100 percent by age 2.
On Friday, 13 Oklahoma high school and college students completed a summer of biomedical research at OMRF.
The center offers researchers the ability to raise and study mice in an environment free of germs and microbes.
OMRF has selected 13 area high school and college students as Fleming Scholars.
Cowboys from across the country will saddle up for research on May 1.
Twelve students from across the state have been selected for the 61st class.