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Girls Aloud Star & CMV Action Patron Launches “Wash Away CMV” Campaign

June 2014

Kimberley Walsh, newly-appointed patron of CMV Action – a charity dedicated to raising awareness of and, ultimately, eradicating a killer virus that affects 1 in 1000 newborn...

A CHESHUNT family is backing a campaign to raise awareness of a little-known virus which caused a little girl to turn deaf.

Ruby and her CMV story - as told to the Hertforshire Mercury.

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BBC Sussex Radio

CMV Action was on BBC Sussex radio on Saturday 31st May.

Interviews with the CMV Action Chair Caroline Star and with James Pearman, Dad of beautiful Lyra and how CMV has changed lives. 

You can listen on SoundCloud - ...

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Mumsclub Founder Jane Hopkins MBE writes about CMV:

In June, newly-formed charity www.cmvaction.org.uk will be holding its first-ever awareness month. Although charity awareness months are common place these days, CMV definitely needs its profile...

Experience sounds as heard through cochlear ear implants.  ...

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VANCOUVER, B.C. – A targeted cytomegalovirus screening approach that tests only newborns who do not pass their hearing test would identify the majority of those who have CMV-related sensorineural hearing loss at birth, according to data from the CMV and Hearing Multicenter Screening Study.

All of 99,778 newborns born during 2007-2012 in...

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We are proud to have put together our first video and hope it is one of many.

Thank you to the families who have shared their stories, for your courage and for your beautiful children.

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Scientists at Cardiff University are working on a way to use white blood cells as a "vaccine" against a virus that causes congenital birth defects.
 
 
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CMV Action are  pleased to announce the agenda for our upcoming AGM.

 

13:00:                   Business - voting in Trustees, presenting accounts and plan for the year ahead.

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Fancy winning on our charity sweepstake for £3 per guess? Tonight is the inaugural fundraising ball for CMV Action. Have a guess as to how much we are going to raise this time - the more guesses you have, the more we raise and the bigger the prize pot becomes! For only £3, guess the amount and you could pocket the prize fund in an online...

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