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Wales Online's story on CMV:

When Catrin Phillips unknowingly caught a virus called CMV when she was pregnant, she was told her son may be deaf, blind or brain damaged. She tells Rachel Mainwaring how Twm, who is three next week,is now fighting fit but thinks all would-be mums should be aware of the hidden dangers.

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The Week, the UK's biggest subscription weekly features CMV Action as "The Charity of the Week".

Read more online here or pick yourself up the magazine.  It's the UK's biggest subscripton magazine!

About The Week magazine...

Most mum's wouldn't think twice about sharing cutlery or food with their young children, but a Northampton mother is trying to raise awareness of a virus that can be passed on doing just that. CMV or the Cytomegalovirus is common in young children and causes no harm to them - but it can be dangerous to pregnant women and can affect their unborn...

We are looking for a volunteer who is also a member of a CCAB body to undertake an independent examination of the accounting records and provide and independent examiners certificate for our 2014 annual report which is ready for audit. 

Ideally the individual would be based in either Luton or London in order that the Treasurer can...

Only 14% of women aged 18 – 44 know about the deadly CMV virus, that is more common than Down’s Syndrome, Toxoplasmosis, Spina Bifida or Rubella, according to a survey" title="">[1] of over 1,...

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.

To read the full article please visit:...

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."

You can read the full story online at:  ...

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....

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