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2017

November

Sporting News: Ali Marpet Using Cleats to Help Buccaneers Exec Raise CMV Awareness After Tragedy

AAPNews: Which Children Should Be Excluded from Child Care Due to Illness?

October

Clinical Infectious Diseases: Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection: Improved Understanding of Maternal Immune Responses That Reduce the Risk of Transplacental Transmission
Rare Disease Report: Atara's Congenital Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Drugs Gets Pediatric Designation
AAPNews: Congenital CMV, IQs, and Academic Achievement. Where Do We Go From Here?
AAP News: Insight Into Long-term Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Asymptomatic Congenital CMV Infection
PLOS One: Knowledge of cCMV Among Physical and Occupational Therapists in the United States

The Hearing Journal: Targeted Screening for Cytomegalovirus and Hearing Loss

September

AAPNews: Zika in the Limelight, but Other Congenital Infections Can Affect Brain
Empowered Patient Podcast: Developing Vaccine to Prevent Birth Defects from Cytomegalovirus
EurekAlert: Treating a Little-Known Virus, CMV, to Combat Hearing Loss in Children

August

7 Billion Ones: Hannah and Gage's Story "Love Him Unconditionally"
WGRZ: CMV: Virus Causing Deafness in Newborns
City of Hope: Preclinical Vaccine Shows Promise Against Congenital CMV
LANEWS.ORG: Cytomegalovirus Infection Market Size Will Observe Substantial Growth by 2017–2025
Nasdaq: Meridian Initiates Clinical Trials for New Neonatal Saliva CMV illumigene Test
Science Daily: Immune Cells Promote or Prevent Cytomegalovirus Activity in Mice Depending...

Infectious Disease Advisor: CMV Infection in Mothers and Infants: Diagnostic and Treatment...

July

Journal of Neuroinfectious Diseases: Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection Diagnosis Case 24 Years Later While Following with the Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis
VBI Vaccines Announces Positive Interim Data from Phase 1 Study of Preventative CMV Vaccine
360Dx: Bio-Rad Receives 501(k) Clearance for Congenital Disease IgM Assay
Duke Health: Antibodies Halt Placental Transmission of CMV-like Virus in Monkeys

June

Pirate FM: Mum Warns About Pregnancy Virus
Guardian: Parents' Struggle Highlights Shortfall in T&T Healthcare
TODAY Parenting Team: Prevent to Protect-A Mother's Experience with the Unheard of Viral Cause of a Birth Defect
New Scientist: Anxiety Drug May Prevent Common Virus That Causes Birth Defects
Medscape: Congenital CMV and Hearing Loss: What's the Risk?

MotherToBaby: The Most Common Viral Infection Affecting Newborns That You've Never Heard About

May

ET Healthworld: How Herpes Viruses Win the Footrace Against the Immune System
TheHealthSite: TORCH Infections During Pregnancy - What You Need to Know
KSWO: MedWatch-June is CMV Awareness Month
Biospectrum Asia: Virus Study Targets Infection Linked to Birth Defects

Outbreak News Today: CMV, a New Idaho Law and a Personal Story

April

Rocky Mountain PBS News: Common Virus, Silent Killer
Independent Journal Review: Mom is Devastated to Learn that Her Infant's Deafness Came From a Common Virus She Didn't Know She Had
Radio Iowa: Bill Sends an Alert to Pregnant Women About CMV
Science Daily: New Insight Into Leading Viral Cause of Congenital Birth Defects
Medical Express: What's Cytomegalovirus and Why Do Pregnant Women Need to Know About It?

ABC AU: Cytomegalovirus: The Most Common Infectious Disease in Babies You May Never Have Heard Of

March

NPR: For Gideon, Infection With a Common Virus Caused Rare Birth Defects
Daily Mail: Breaking the Sound Barrier: Adorable Deaf Baby Burst Into Tears...
The Des Moines Register: Newborn Medical Screening Bill Passes Iowa Senate
Idaho Press: Otter Signs CMV Bill Into Law
Atlanta Journal Constitution: It's Not Just Zika: Here's Another Virus Pregnant Moms Should Avoid

The Lancet: Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection in Pregnancy and the Neonate: Consensus Recommendations for Prevention, Diagnosis, and Therapy
Idaho Press-Tribune: CMV Educational Bill Passes House, Heads to Governor
CBS Denver: Baby's Viral Video is Chance to Highlight Little Known Virus
KTVB Idaho: Bill Raises Awareness About CMV

February

UCSF: Common Virus Tied to Diabetes, Heart Disease in Women Under 50
NY Times: My Daughter's Silent Virus: Congenital CMV
KIVI-TV: Advocates Hope to Prevent CMV Birth Defects Through New Legislation
KDSM-TV: CMV Virus Affecting New Mothers' Children
Portland Tribune: Portland Mom Pushes State to Screen Newborns for Debilitating Virus
Care.com: This Virus Causes the Same Effects as Zika -- and is Way More Common
WMTW: Maine Family Brings Attention to Little Known Virus
Coast Guard Pacific Northwest: Vital to the Never-Ending Watch
The Denver Post: This Virus is Much More Common Than Zika. Why Don't Expectant Mothers Know Their Babies Are At Risk?
Healio: Hearing-Targeted Early CMV Screening Identifies Infected Children
AAP News: Congenital CMV Screening: Should We Take a Universal or Targeted Approach?

January

Breakthroughs on the road toward a CMV vaccine
CMV: more common than Zika, but lesser-known
The Salt Lake Tribune: U Study: Law Helps Infants at Risk for Hearing Loss
Utah's Newborn Screening Law Works to Catch Infants with Hearing Loss, Study Says
Educating expectant mothers about cytomegalovirus
Baby Your Baby: Cytomegalovirus (CMV) and pregnancy
Study Supports Viral Origin for Some ALL: CMV infection at birth more than tripled leukemia risk

2016

December

9 Investigates renewed push to screen for infant virus, CMV
Woman who got a 'bad cold' during pregnancy is shocked to discover she passed a common virus...
Herpes virus linked to most common type of childhood cancer
Raising awareness of life-changing virus
Cytomegalovirus: the virus all pregnant women should know about now
CMV remains a concern because of lack of research
Why CMV is a greater threat to infants than Zika
Predicting cytomegalovirus risk before birth
Current screening for Congenital CMV: who are we missing?

November

CMV: A more common virus than you think
CMV virus can pose big risk to newborns
Congenital virus in children with cerebral palsy more common than thought
CMV: A bigger concern for babies than Zika
'This driven little thing:' Malcolm fights a congenital virus, one few talk about
Health officials weigh testing newborns for disability-causing virus
Parents are begging American moms to watch out for the CMV virus
How Jessica Murphy of Runner's World spends her time off

Does CMV in newborns always cause hearing problems?

October

What is the treatment for CMV?
5 important stories that have nothing to do with Clinton's emails
A virus more dangerous than Zika
Mums beware: The virus that can kill your unborn baby that all pregnant women need to know about

14 things you need to know about the virus that causes more birth defects in the U.S. than Zika
The virus all pregnant women need to know about
What is CMV? Pregnant women should really know about this virus
CMV is a greater threat to infants than Zika, but far less often discussed
Newborn screening for CMV found cost effective
Cost-effectiveness of Universal and Targeted Screening for Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection
Women's attitudes toward practicing cytomegalovirus prevention behaviors

September

What if pregnant women had to avoid their toddlers instead of mosquitos?
Two mood drugs combat virus implicated in birth defects

August

CMV: A virus more common than Zika, just as scary

July

UAB research team awarded $11.5M contract
The Zika-like virus no one talks about
Zika raises profile of more common birth-defect virus

June

John Spytek discusses National CMV
1 in 150 children are born with dangerous virus you've never heard of
VBI Vaccines begins enrolling patients in a Phase I Trial of its Preventative Cytomegalovirus Vaccine Candidate
Daughter's Legacy: Raising awareness of CMV
Move Over Zika, We Need To Talk About CMV

April

Family of Bucs executive raises awareness of CMV

February

The CMV virus causes microcephaly in babies, and it's much more widespread than Zika

2015

December

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Non-Profit Organizations Join Forces

November

October

Reducing congenital cytomegalovirus infection through policy and legislation in the United States

August

Broncos' scout honors life of daughter
New state law to warn public about virus 

July

Awareness of little-known virus is goal of 'Maddie's Mission'
Baby Your Baby: Pregnancy & CMV

May

Former Wolverines Run with Purpose for Evelyn Grace

April

Former Wolverines Band Together for a Good Cause
Former Wolverines Rally for a Teammate After His Loss
Maddie's Law passes the Texas Senate

February

Maddie's Mission organizes first run
Utah fundraiser for children affected with CMV

2014

March

Awareness of little-known virus is goal of 'Maddie's Mission'

May

Silent virus a rare, dangerous risk for the unborn
Utah leads the way in awareness campaign

October

Baby Your Baby: Raising Awareness for CMV

2013

January

Bill: Alert Utah families that common virus endangers babies

July

Utah takes action against virus that harms unborn children