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MPs discussed the terrible burden of CMV infection as part of a Westminster Hall debate on hand hygiene in the NHS.  The debate was held on Weds 13th Jan 2016.  

The debate focussed on the importance of hand hygiene in reducing...

Caroline Star, Chair of CMV Action was invited on to the Afternoon Stretch show on 10th December 2015.  She chatted to hosts Alan and Tina about how her family has been affected by CMV and the simple hygiene precautions that can reduce risks in pregnancy.  We'd like to say a big thank you to Alan and Tina for raising awareness about...

CMV Action was delighted to support the launch of the Handz campaign in parliament on 25th November.  The Handz campaign is a cross-party collaboration, led by by Andrea Jenkyns MP, focussed on promoting good hand hygiene to prevent infection.

Washing hands carefully after coming into contact with small children's bodily fluids is...

On Friday 13th November the Government announced a new ambition to reduce the rate of stillbirths, neonatal and maternal deaths in England by 50% by 2030.  To help meet this committment Trusts will receive a share of £4 government funding to buy high-tech digital equipment and to provide training for staff already working to...

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We're kicking off a project on information about CMV for women who work in childcare. Over the next couple of months we're going to speak to some nursery managers and women who work in childcare to explore their concerns and questions about CMV. We'd love to have some examples of best practice so we can demonstrate what CMV awareness and...

We have 2 winners for our 2015 Christmas Card competition. The lovely snowman has been drawn by Clara Rose Larkin and the colourful decorations by Jonny Green. They are both available on the website shop now.

Well done Clara and Jonny!

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6:07am 20th July 2015 

(Updated 10:09am 20th July 2015)

A midwife and her husband from Wendover are hoping the death of their baby will stop other couples going through the same pain.

Listen to the live report...

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Pregnant woman warned of dormant virus

July 7 2015 at 12:32pm 
By SOPHIE BORLAND

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