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Weekly 2009 H1N1 Flu Media Briefing

For Immediate Release: October 9, 2009
Contact: CDC Media Relations, (404) 639-3286

WHAT:

CDC will host a press conference to provide an update on 2009 H1N1 flu, vaccine distribution and the H1N1 clinical trials.

WHO:

Anne Schuchat, M.D., Director, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, CDC
Anthony Fauci, M.D., Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH
Jesse Goodman, M.D., M.P.H., Acting Chief Scientist and Deputy Commissioner, FDA

WHEN:

Friday October 9, 2009 at 1:00 p.m. ET

WHERE:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
Tom Harkin Global Communications Center (Building 19), Press Room

For directions to CDC, please visit http://www.cdc.gov/about/resources/visitGuide.htm#direction.

Parking is available in the Building 19 parking deck located on CDC Parkway. Media should arrive at the CDC no later than 11:30 a.m. Media must present photo ID for access.

Media who cannot attend in person can listen and ask questions by toll-free conference line. The briefing will begin promptly; media should dial in a few minutes before the start of the conference.

WEBCAST AVAILABLE AT FLU.GOV:

This press briefing will be broadcast live at www.flu.gov/live.  We strongly encourage non-media to use this option for viewing.

DIAL-IN:

*Please dial in 10 to 15 minutes before the start of the press conference.  We will begin promptly at 12:00 p.m. ET.
Media: 888-795-0855
Listen Only: 800-857-9863
INTERNATIONAL: 517-308-9121
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.

BROADCAST ACCESS
Call Crawford Communications Bookings at 1-800-243-1995 to make arrangements for broadcast feed.

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

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