Episode 28: All About CMV

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Episode 28 Show Notes

On episode 28 of All Ears at Child’s Voice: A Hearing Loss Podcast, Tatum and Wendy are joined by Amanda Deveraux. Amanda is a public health nurse and is currently the program director for the national CMV foundation. Amanda became passionate about eliminating CMV with when her daughter Pippa was born effected by the virus in 2015, in 2017, Amanda and her family successfully lobbied for CMV legislation in Iowa. Amanda serves as chair for the congenital and inherited disorders for her state.

Tatum and Wendy talk to the National CMV Foundation Director, Amanda Deveraux. We discuss the cytomegalovirus which is a very common virus that can have significant impact on babies including hearing loss. We talk about transmission, prevention, symptoms, parent led legislation, treatment, and the potential for a vaccine for CMV.

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