CDC Telebriefing: Update on Flu Activity and Vaccine Effectiveness Estimates

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What

CDC will host a telebriefing to discuss two articles which appear in today’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). The articles are: “Interim Estimates of 2013–14 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness — United States, February 2014” and “Update: Influenza Activity — United States, September 29, 2013–February 8, 2014”

Who

Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Anne Schuchat, M.D. (RADM, USPHS) Assistant Surgeon General, United States Public Health Service; Director, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases

When

Thursday, February 20 at Noon ET  

DIAL-IN:

Media: 888-795-0855                               

Non-Media: 888-628-9523

International: 1-212-287-1859           

PASSCODE: CDC MEDIA

Important Instructions: If you would like to ask a question during the call, press *1 on your touchtone phone. Press *2 to withdraw your question. You may queue up at any time. You will hear a tone to indicate your question is pending.

TRANSCRIPT

A transcript of this media availability will be available following the briefing at CDC’s web site: www.cdc.gov/media.

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