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After nearly three years at the helm of CMV Action Gaye Tomlinson has decided to step down and pass on the reins. Some of the key achievements over the past three years include registering as a charity, holding the first family party and producing new information leaflets for families.
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Kimberley Walsh is appearing on All Star Family Fortunes and donating her winnings to CMV Action. The very talented singer, dancer and actress filmed the show in early November and the show will be on air 5th January at 7:45pm on ITV1. CMV Action are incredibly touched that...
The CMV Action Board of Trustees is looking for a new Treasurer, to help us make a difference to children whose lives have been devastated by the CMV 'stealth virus'.  We would like to ask all our supporters to help us find the right person to join the team. THE ROLE The role of the Treasurer is to ensure CMV Action uses its...
It's been a busy year of fundraising, so we thought we should update you on a few of the events that have occurred.  We also wanted to take the opportunity to thank all the wonderful people who have raised money for us - we think you're amazing! Teresa Holtom's 3-year-old...
Our Secretary wrote an article that was published in the BATOD (British Association of Teachers of the Deaf) magazine in the March 2013 issue entitled ‘What do you know about Cytomegalovirus’. CMV Action flyers were inserted in every copy that is distributed to Teachers of the Deaf. With a few adjustments this was then published in the BSA (...
We have 4 places available in the Great South Run and are looking for keen runners who would like to raise money for CMV Action, whilst also raising our profile at this televised event! The run takes place on Sunday 27th October 2013 around Portsmouth & Southsea - more details can be found at the official BUPA Great South Run website:...
&; Midday - 4pm, The Stuart Hotel, 119 London Road, Derby, DE1 2QR
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Professor Paul Griffiths, one of the leading researchers into a CMV vaccine, has published a book on CMV called 'The Stealth Virus'.  Professor Griffiths took a sabbatical with the goal of writing a book that would explain CMV to the non-specialist. He describes the history of a virus which evolved millions of years ago, explains how and why this...

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July 2013 My son was born at 12.18am on the 28th July 2013 after what I thought had been a normal pregnancy. I got to Ipswich Hospital where I was preparing to give birth at around 11pm... Read more
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I wanted to share my CMV story, this is my wonderful little boy Alfie. I had a normal pregnancy and labour, I had Alfie at 11.30 at night and the next morning got him ready to take home... Read more

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