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Learning about a virus that can cause birth defects in newborns on Coast Live

Learning about a virus that can cause birth defects in newborns on Coast Live
Posted at 1:04 PM, Jul 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-09 13:04:32-04

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - Cytomeglovirus (CMV) is a virus that can infect people of any age and typically has little to no symptoms. The concern arises when infected women become pregnant, as it can create a higher risk of congenital defects in newborn babies.

Dr. Mary Bailey joins us to discuss the virus and a new clinical study that aims to develop a vaccine to prevent CMV.

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Clinical Research Associates of Tidewater
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