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For Immediate Release: August 21, 2009
Contact: Division of News & Electronic Media, Office of Communication
Media Briefing on 2009 H1N1 Flu
CDC will host a telephone-only briefing to provide an update on cases of 2009 H1N1 flu. The briefing will also include an update on NIH's clinical trials of candidate 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine.
Jay Butler, M.D., Director, H1N1 Vaccine Task Force, CDC
Jesse Goodman, M.D., Chief Scientist and Deputy Commissioner, FDA
Anthony Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH
Friday August 21, 2009 at 12 p.m. ET.
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Listen-Only Audio Webcast
This press briefing media will also be available via listen-only audio web site at http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?id=61644. We strongly encourage non-media participants to use the webcast.
A transcript of this media availability will be available following the briefing at the CDC web site at www.cdc.gov/media.
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
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