For Immediate Release: May 7, 2013
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
News Media Line: (404) 639-8895
CDC Telebriefing on Vital Signs Report: Hepatitis C Virus Infection Testing and Reporting
CDC will host a telephone-only media briefing to discuss the new Vital Signs report on hepatitis C testing and reporting. The multi-area analysis looks at the proportion of persons identified as ever having had hepatitis C that received complete testing for the virus, as well as the populations most affected by the disease.
CDC Director Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H.
John Ward, M.D., Director, Division of Viral Hepatitis, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and Tuberculosis Prevention
Tuesday, May 7, 2013 at 1:30 pm EDT
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A transcript of this media availability will be available following the briefing at www.cdc.gov/media.
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