Experimental Vaccine Given During Pregnancy Reduces Stillbirths From Common Virus

Mon, 26 Feb 2007 12:00 PM EST

... Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health have developed an experimental vaccine that reduces stillbirths among rodents born to mothers infected with cytomegalovirus (CMV) - a common virus that can also cause mental retardation and hearing loss in newborn children who were infected in early fetal life.Estimates place the number of U.S. [click link for full article] ...