The Mirror features campaign for CMV Screening


Thank you to Alicia Bell for sharing the story of her daughter Scarlett. The Mirror newspaper has featured a full length article about Scarlett and the impact of CMV on the family. Like CMV Action Alicia is backing the petition to have all babies tested for congenital CMV when they are born - and she wants pregnant women to understand how the virus is transmitted. We are hoping that with articles like this in the national press more people will be aware of the impact of CMV and will also support the need to screen all babies at birth.

Read the full article here


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