January 2022

CMV Mom Hopes to Spread CMV Awareness at Mrs. America Pageant

CMV mom Kelsi Gagne is participating in the Mrs. America pageant in April. She plans to use this platform to increase awareness and health literacy of cCMV. Read more about her journey.

COVID-19 Vaccine in Children With Disabilities and Complex Healthcare Needs

Author: Dr. Kathleen Muldoon & Dr. Megan Pesch The kid-sized Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine was recently authorized for children 5 to 11 years of age. 28 million children are now eligible for vaccination, including approximately 1 in 6 children with a developmental disability. [1]  Recent statistics show why pediatricians and infectious disease experts at the National CMV Foundation support the vaccine for younger children, including for children with disabilities.