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Hyperimmune Globulin Fails to Prevent Congenital CMV Infection

Jul 28th, 2021 - Administering hyperimmune globulin to pregnant women who tested positive for cytomegalovirus (CMV) did not reduce CMV infections or deaths among their fetuses or newborns, according to a randomized controlled trial published online July 28 in The New England Journal of Medicine. Up to 40,000 infants a year have congenital CMV infections, which can lead to stillbirth, neonatal death, deafness, a...