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July 20, 2001
For Immediate Release
Contact: CDC, Division of Media Relations
(404) 639-3286


Media Advisory

CDC Briefs Congress on 50 years of Disease Investigations by its Epidemic Intelligence Service

WHO: Members of Congress
Senate and House Appropriations Committee staff
Senate and House Authorizing Committee staff
CDC Director Dr. Jeffrey P. Koplan
CDC Chief Epidemiologist Dr. Stephen Thacker
EIS Officer Dr. Pratima Raghunathan
EIS Officer Dr. Rachel Avchen
WHAT: CDC will brief Members of Congress and staff on 50 years of disease investigations by the Epidemic Intelligence Service.
WHEN: Wednesday, July 25, 2001 from 2-3 p.m.
WHERE: Room EF 100, U.S. Capitol, Washington D.C.
For More Information: Visit for press release, fact sheet, timeline and profiles of current and former EIS officers. Media should call CDC media relations to arrange interviews and to attend the event.

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