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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...
We recently held our first Annual General Meeting in Derbyshire, which was a great opportunity to discuss the outcomes of 2011, as well as the many things we have in the pipeline for 2012! Firstly, we are delighted to welcome two new trustees, Sarah Beadell and Liz Estall, to the board. Sarah will take on the role of Head of Fundraising, and Liz...

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December 2011 When I was pregnant my baby was measuring small and I had to go for weekly dopplers and fortnightly growth scans. A month before my due date, I was told there was no... Read more
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February 2011 This is my story of the effects of CMV and little boy Elliot.  I was 16 and pregnant, everything seemed to be going well, apart from being young and scared... Read more

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