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Campaign to raise awareness of Parvovirus in children

A woman who lost her unborn baby to a common childhood illness is launching a campaign to raise more awareness. Simone Richardson contracted parvovirus when she was pregnant. It's a common and mild condition in children that normally passes in a few days.

But as Lorna Prichard reports, for high risk groups such as pregnant women, it can cause a much more serious infection and trigger complications.