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Media Advisory

For Immediate Release
April 20, 2006
Contact: CDC Media Relations

CDC Disease Detectives Highlight Findings from Recent Investigations

WHAT: 55th Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Conference
WHO: The CDC Disease Detectives will present findings from recent investigations, including these:

  • outbreak of norovirus gastroenteritis among river rafters in the Grand Canyon,
  • outbreak of cryptosporidiosis associated with a recreational water spray park,
  • weight-loss attempts among obese adults
  • risk of tuberculosis among staff at a Nairobi hospital,
  • controlling a malaria outbreak in a tourist resort area in the Dominican Republic  

WHEN: April 24-April 28, 2006


Sheraton Midtown Atlanta Hotel at Colony Square
188 14th Street NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30361
(404) 892-6000

Important instructions: Registration is free. Media are asked to register on-site at the conference hotel. 

For more information about the conference, visit:  


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