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Your pregnant friends should be careful around all infants and toddlers, especially those in daycare settings.
Over 95% of infants born with CMV are not diagnosed, and many young children are shedding the virus at any given time.
She is four times more likely to come into contact with CMV through a child without a congenital CMV diagnosis.
A 2016 survey by the CDC reported that 𝟗% 𝐨𝐟 𝐰𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐧 have heard of CMV.
A 2007 survey by the CDC reported that 𝟒𝟒% 𝐨𝐟 𝐎𝐁/𝐆𝐘𝐍'𝐬 have counseled or educated their patients on the dangers of CMV.
Only 9% of women are aware of a virus that affects nearly the 𝙣𝙚𝙖𝙧𝙡𝙮 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙨𝙖𝙢𝙚 𝙣𝙪𝙢𝙗𝙚𝙧 𝙤𝙛 𝙘𝙝𝙞𝙡𝙙𝙧𝙚𝙣 𝙮𝙚𝙖𝙧𝙡𝙮 𝙖𝙨 𝘿𝙤𝙬𝙣 𝙎𝙮𝙣𝙙𝙧𝙤𝙢𝙚 and only 44% of physicians are educating.
There's an awareness gap that needs to be closed.
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