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If you are looking for more information, we have compiled a collection of informative research articles and CMV news stories from around the web below:

Aug. 2022Essence CMV Is The Leading Viral Cause Of Birth Defects, Developmental Disabilities. Why Haven't You Heard Of It?
June 2022Healthline Can Congenital Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Cause Hearing Loss in a Child?
Apr. 2022National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Science Update: Scientists develop noninvasive method to predict congenital CMV infection
Mar. 2022The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Diagnosis of cCMV Infections in Spain
Mar. 2022Sun Gazette Virginia adds targeted screening for cCMV
Mar. 2022UMass Chan Medical School UMass and Moderna to study cytomegalovirus infection transmission in young children
Mar. 2022The Medical Journal of Australia Congenital cytomegalovirus: the case for targeted infant screening in Australia
Feb. 2022Government of Saskatchewan Saskatchewan Expanding Universal Newborn Screening Program to include cCMV
Feb. 2022Minnesota Department of Health Congenital CMV approved for addition to newborn screening panel
Jan. 2022U.S. News Maine Considers New Screening to Protect Baby Health
Jan. 2022The Star Tribune ‘A needed push to protect Minnesota’s infants’
Dec. 2021ABC News 'Drink only from your cup:' CDC warns of cytomegalovirus during holiday season
Nov. 2021BJOG Universal Newborn Screening for cCMV: feasibility and relevance in a French type-III maternity cohort
Nov. 2021Health Magazine CMV Symptoms Can Look a Lot Like the Flu – Here’s What to Know
Oct. 2021Business Wire Moderna Announces First Participant Dosed in Phase 3 Pivotal Registration Study of Its mRNA CMV Vaccine
Oct. 2021JEHDI Advancing Clinical Practice through Integration of cCMV Testing with Newborn Hearing Screening at Mayo Clinic
Oct. 2021Parents.comProtection From CMV: The Leading Infectious Cause of Birth Defects
Oct. 2021The Hearing Journal Proper Follow-up After Failed Hearing Screen in Newborns
Sep. 2021InStyle 6 Tricky Pregnancy Topics You Should Discuss With Your Ob-Gyn
June 2021Canadian Healthcare Network CMV: the most common infectious cause of birth defects
June 2021ABC News Minnesota will be the first state to screen all newborns for CMV
July 2021Shape MagazineThe leading cause of birth defects you’ve likely never heard of
July 2021SOGC SOGC Women’s Health Podcast: CMV in Pregnancy
June 2021JOGCSOGC Updated Guidelines on cCMV Infection in Pregnancy
June 2021CBS News8th Grader Pushes NJ Legislators to Write Bill Mandating CMV Screening
May 2021The Washington PostHow a common virus can damage a fetus
Apr. 2021Scary Mommy BlogCMV Is A Common Virus, But Presents Major Concerns For Pregnant People
Mar. 2021ForbesModerna CEO Discusses CMV Vaccine
Mar. 2021JAMA Sensitivity of Dried Blood Spot Testing for Detection of Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection
Feb. 2021The LancetEarly Treatment With Valaciclovir During Pregnancy
Feb. 2021JAMASensitivity of Dried Blood Spot Testing for Detection of Congenital Cytomegalovirus Infection
Dec. 2020City News TorontoCityNews Toronto Talks CMV
Nov. 2020 CMV CanadaUniversal CMV Screening Bill Proposed in Manitoba
Sep. 2020Canadian Paediatric SocietyUpdate on cCMV Infection: Prenatal prevention, newborn diagnosis, and management
Sep. 2020 National Library of MedicineImproving Obstetric Provider Congenital Cytomegalovirus Knowledge and Practices
Sep. 2020 JAMAUpdate on congenital Cytomegalovirus infection: Prenatal prevention, newborn diagnosis, and management
Sep. 2020 JAMAAssociation Between Congenital Cytomegalovirus and the Prevalence at Birth of Microcephaly
June 2020 CTV News EdmontonCMV Awareness Month
Mar. 2020 ModernaModerna Completes Enrollment of Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Vaccine Phase 2 Study
Jan. 2020 Michigan HealthSound On: 1-Year-Old Enjoys New World After Cochlear Implants
Jan. 2020 Barron'sModerna Sees Positive Results on Vaccine for Disease That Can Cause Birth Defects
Jan. 2020 The Hearing JournalCMV and Hearing Loss in Infants – An Audiology Call to Action
Dec. 2019 The Globe and MailOntario builds first-of-its-kind screening program to help children with hearing loss
Nov. 2019 Cambridge NetworkBaby hearing loss test is a team effort
Oct. 2019 Contagion LiveValacyclovir Cuts Rate of Fetal Cytomegalovirus Infection by 71%
Aug. 2019 BBC NewsDoctors tackle CMV deafness virus in children
July 2019 Murdoch Children's Research InstituteNewborn saliva swabs test viability of screening for virus linked to baby hearing loss
July 2019 Evening Standard UKTrials of vaccine to save newborns from potentially deadly CMV ‘stealth virus’
June 2019 CDCDisease of the Week: CMV
May 2019 HealioExperts make the case for universal CMV screening
May 2019 Mountain View TodayBattling cCMV, a life-changing virus like no other
Dec. 2018 Ottawa CitizenSo much to be thankful for’: Treatment helps baby hear for the first time
Dec. 2018 Ottawa CitizenCytomegalovirus: What Pregnant Women Need to Know About CMV
Sep. 2018 Nationwide Children's HospitalCytomegalovirus: CMV Mum wants to help other parents
June 2018 Global NewsA closer look at CMV and its effects on babies

There is so much to learn when it comes to CMV and all of the conditions associated with it. It can be absolutely overwhelming. Fortunately, here in Canada we have many incredible organizations dedicated to helping parents. Below, you can find a few of these organizations and resources that they have developed to support you and your family.

Know of a resource that we’re missing? Please let us know at:

Canadian National Resources

Hearing Loss

Vision Loss

Cerebral Palsy

Pregnancy Resources


Provincial Resources


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International Organizations