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Study Shows Medication Can Improve Hearing for Children with Viral Infection

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Collaborative Antiviral Study Group has found that treatment with the anti-viral medication valganciclovir for six months improves hearing and developmental outcomes over a two-year period for infants with congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection.  Roberta L. DeBiasi, MD, MS, Chief of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Children's National Health System, is co-author of the study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

His Excellency Yousef Al Otaiba, UAE Ambassador to the United States, and his wife, Abeer

Childrens National Honors Al Otaibas for Commitment to Children

Children’s National Health System has named His Excellency Yousef Al Otaiba, UAE Ambassador to the United States, and his wife, Abeer, as recipients of the second annual Joseph E. Robert, Jr. Prize in Philanthropy, created to honor families who have given back after having a personal experience with the institution.