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What we’ve planned for the year Trustees have now signed off our plan for 2014. The plan is ambitious and got us all very excited (though also slightly scared about what will happen to our ever diminishing ‘free time’…). Our mission hasn't changed: Educate, Vaccinate, Eradicate. Read our complete yearly plan: ...

CMV Action's response to the shocking CMV story in this weeks tabloids, including the Daily Mail, Mirror and The Sun.  This has also been sent to the Sunderland Echo where the article first appeared.  

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CMV is one of the leading causes of birth defects in the UK yet nobody knows about it. With just a small donation to CMV Action you can help us to raise awareness through:

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Kimberley Walsh's appearance on Family Fortunes continues to help raise awareness of CMV.

The Bradford Telegraph & Argus featured Lisa and Christian's story yesterday.  It was a beautifully written piece about Lisa and her lovely family. 

For the full story, please go to:...

The Inaugural CMV Charity Ball 8th March 2014, Radisson Blu Edwardian Heathrow Hotel There are still a few tables left for our big fundraising event, so why not get a group together for a great night out that will put the dark winter nights behind you! Tickets are £75 each and include a sparkling wine...
Great South Run This event took place on a blustery day in October and was our first official sporting event with 11 people running to raise awareness and money for CMV Action. Huge thanks to Emily Blackmore, Patrick Blackmore, Daniel & Danni Mason, Malcolm Capon, Paul Baker, Camilla Tornoe, Ellie Lamey, Joss Durham...
A study into oral antiviral treatment has just presented a summary of its results.  Babies under 4 weeks old who were born with CMV were given either 6 weeks or 6 months of valganciclovir treatment.  The results showed a small positive improvement in the infants who had 6 months of treatment compared with 6 weeks.  Its early days in considering...
Kimberley Walsh appeared on All Star Family Fortunes and donated her winnings to CMV Action. While Kimberley didn't win the show, she still raised £1000 for CMV Action and the awareness raised is simply priceless.  We have had a lot of twitter conversations already so more and more people are aware of CMV. CMV Action are ...
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...

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Dawn has always wanted to write a book -  her daughter is now 23 and this is what she says 'This is a true and short story about a Mother's special journey bringing up her daughter... Read more
April 2014 Hi everyone, meet chocolate faced Darcie. She is my beautiful 20 month old daughter. I was diagnosed CMV positive when I was 6 months pregnant. It is thought that I caught it... Read more

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