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CMV Action is today delighted to launch a tender for a research project which is aimed at producing the first complete picture of the economic effects of CMV in the UK.

The results will provide an evidence base for further research, awareness raising, lobbying, campaigning and fundraising. 

The work will involve collecting,...

Doctors are planning to launch a database which will allow information recorded in routine clinical care to be entered from all babies with a confirmed diagnosis of congenital CMV infection.  The information, which will be collected from all over the UK and Europe, will provide data for hospitals to assist them with planning for care and...

 Charities unite for Baby Loss Awareness Week 9-15 October 2016

Baby Loss Awareness Week (

Over a quarter (28%) of Brits value the wisdom that loved ones have passed on more than money, keepsakes or property, research released by Remember A Charity Week reveals.
The research will help launch this year's annual awareness week 12th - 18th September that encourages people to consider leaving a charitable gift in their Will.

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Carolne Star in front of number 10 downing street

The Prime Minister David Cameron announced Caroline Star, Chair of CMV Action, as one of his final Points of Light winners.  Caroline Star is calling on health professionals and educators to follow his example and talk about the CMV virus that left her daughter profoundly deaf.

CMV, or cytomegalovirus, is a common virus that can...

An article in Nature magazine highights that CMV is a much greater globabl problem than zika: "as the eyes of the media and health officials focus on the spread of Zika in the Americas and beyond, many researchers and advocates hope that funders and health agencies will at last pay more attention to a much greater global problem — the...

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