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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...

A short film that raises awareness of CMV and our charity - many thanks to Anne Mullins and her team!

Check it out on youtube.

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In International CMV Awareness Month the Bournemouth Echo highlights the impact CMV has had on the life of one local Mum.

Big thanks go out to the Royal College of Midwives for their contined support in educating midwives about CMV prevention. The July 2016 'Midwives' magazine going to all registered members includes a pull out factsheet on CMV. It covers how CMV is spread, how women can reduce their risks and how midwives can share information without causing...

Sharon Wood, our Project Manager, attended the ECCI Conference on the island of San Servolo, in the beautiful city of Venice from 24th-26th April 2016.

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The Bounty Health Journal highlights the joint CMV Action and Royal College of Midwives educational online module on CMV.  Aimed at midwives it sets out important public health messages that are designed to help to prevent the impact of the CMV virus.

 

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Last year we launched the I-learn module for midwives. This short training module has been developed in response to requests from midwives for more information about congenital CMV. It sets out the facts about CMV and key areas where midwives can play a major role in reducing the impact of this virus. 

It is proving to be very...

Researchers say it’s most dangerous when contracted by a pregnant woman who then spreads it to her unborn child.

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Researchers have found that a CMV-based vaccine might also be effective against Ebola. Another reason why we need to see more research into how CMV infects the body.

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Scientists investigate how viruses like Zika cause birth defects

This US article published earlier in the month tells the story of how CMV passes from pregnant woman to unborn baby and affects a fetus's brain. It really is a very cunning...

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