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Media Advisory

For Immediate Release: August 21, 2008
Contact: Division of News & Electronic Media, Office of Communication
(404) 639-3286

Update on Measles Outbreaks Throughout the United States


Dr. Anne Schuchat, Director, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD)
Dr. Jane Seward, Deputy Director, Division of Viral Diseases (NCIRD)


Update on measles outbreaks throughout the United States


Thursday, August 21, 12:00 noon, ET
Brief remarks followed by Q&A


The briefing will begin promptly; media should dial in a few minutes before the start of the conference.


Media: 888-795-0855
Listen Only: 800-475-0546
International: 212-287-1766
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.

Listen-Only Audio Webcast

This media availability will also available via listen-only audio web cast at


A transcript of this media availability will be available following the briefing at the CDC web site at


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