Explore an Investigational Vaccine Trial for CMV

Let us be the generation that stands up to cytomegalovirus (CMV), a contagious viral infection that can harm an unborn child. Learn more about a clinical trial for a potential vaccine and how you can join.

CMV is a leading cause of infectious birth defects around the world. CMV is a common viral infection that usually goes unnoticed or only causes mild symptoms in healthy people. But if a woman becomes infected with CMV while she is pregnant, she can pass the infection to her unborn baby. This can cause her child to suffer long-term disability due to birth defects, including hearing loss, or even death in very severe cases. Currently, there is no approved vaccine against CMV. 

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Participation in the CMVictory Trial lasts approximately 30 months. You will be compensated for your time. To join this clinical trial, you must be:

• A woman between 16-40 years of age

• In good health

• Not pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant within the next 9 months

• In close contact with at least one child 5 years of age or younger for at least 8 hours a week, if age 20 or older