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The UK National Screening Committee (NSC) recently held a consultation reviewing the evidence for whether to screen new-born babies for cytomegalovirus (CMV).  Screening does not currently take place in the UK and the consultation called for new evidence which the Committee could use to consider a...

We are proud to be supporting Baby Loss Awareness Week from 9-15 October. 

Throughout the week bereaved parents, their families and friends, unite with each other and others across the world to commemorate their babies’ lives.

In the UK, Baby Loss Awareness Week is a collaboration between more than 40 charities, including CMV...

Kingston University to play key role in new research project exploring how good hygiene impacts infant health.

Researchers at Kingston University and St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust...

 

We're excited to announce that a study into treating older children with CMV has now reached the 25% mark in recruiting patients.  The hearing loss treatment study is exploring whether treatment can be effective for children up to 4 years old.  It is being carried out jointly with researchers in the US.  Patient no....

Natalie with certificate

 

Natalie Battle was nominated for the Volunteer of the Year Award at Manchester  University for all the work she does for CMV Action.  

Natalie is a Teacher of the Deaf and Mum to a CMV child so she has lots of experience.  Natalie has given talks to Teachers of the Deaf and students and is currently working...

We are very excited to launch our latest awareness project – The Hidden Cost of CMV.

We all know that CMV costs government and families a fortune. But this isn’t widely recognised. So over the next 9 months CMV Action will be working with the York Health Economics Consortium to estimate the true cost of congenital CMV in the UK – on...

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My name is Julie Anne Stansfield and this is my story of when and how CMV changed my life. On the 12th February 2010, I found out I was pregnant, it seemed like a natural progression... Read more
It all started on the day of my 20 week scan which was also the day of my 20th birthday, the worst day of my life. I never had any worries as I had a straightforward 12... Read more

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