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Campaigners warn of virus that causes birth defects

A charity has launched a new campaign to raise awareness among pregnant women of a virus that can cause disabilities in children.

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Following on from the Sky News coverage, The Independent online ran a fantastic news story on our campaign.

"A charity has launched a new campaign to alert mothers-to be of the potential dangers of a virus that can cause miscarriages and disabilities."

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Mums-To-Be 'In The Dark About Silent Killer'

Pregnant women are being warned of the dangers of a virus which causes more birth defects and child deaths than Down's syndrome.

Excellent news coverage on Sky News on Sunday 22nd June, 2014.

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Kimberley Walsh discusses CMV Action and our campaign in her OK magazine column.

It's in the shops now so grab yourself a copy!  This kind of awareness in a national magazine is incredibly important in reaching our education goals....

CMV Action has received coverage in the Bounty Health Journal.

The Bounty Health Journal communicates with maternity and infant health professionals in hospitals, children’s centres, health clinics, sure start centres, nurseries, community centres and baby well-being clinics. The magazine covers over 37,500 health professionals per...

A “SILENT” virus is putting thousands of babies at risk of birth defects and childhood deaths.

CMV Action received national press coverage with an article - titled "'Silent' baby-killing virus can be stopped by washing your hands" in the Sunday Express on Sunday 15th June.

We are very pleaseed about recieivng national press...

Saturday 13th September 2014

12-3pm
 
Join us at Horwood House, Milton Keynes for this year's Family Party - a chance for families to meet each other, have fun and share their experiences of congenital CMV.  There will be a complimentary buffet for all, as well as unlimited squash...

Article in the Gazette Live

It's a virus you can’t see, with no obvious symptoms...

Comedian & Dirty Rotten Scoundrel Star Campaigns For CMV Action

June 2014

Fresh from campaigning for the National Health Action Party during the recent European elections, Rufus Hound is now backing CMV Action.

His message to expectant Dads this Father...

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CMV Action, with the help of Rebecca Blinkhorn, are running a Christmas Card competition for all our lovely children and their...

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