CDC Press Briefing Archives
CDC Press Briefing
July 11, 2014
CDC hosted a media briefing to discuss the report that highlights actions being taken by the agency to prevent lab incidents, including the recent anthrax lab incident occurring in early June at the Roybal Campus location in Atlanta, Georgia.
June 24, 2014
CDC hosted a media briefing to unveil its next installment of the successful Tips From Former Smokers campaign, featuring new health conditions. Tips From Former Smokers, a national tobacco education campaign featuring real people living with the harsh consequences of smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke, first launched in March, 2012.
March 26, 2014
CDC briefing on healthcare-associated infections - CDC released two new reports that detail national estimates of HAIs and report on national and state-specific progress toward preventing HAIs. These reports show that progress is being made, but three-quarters of a million infections still threaten hospital patients.
CDC Vital Signs Press Briefing Archive
CDC briefing on the September release of CDC Vital Signs reports, Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults Aged ≥18 Years — United States, 2009 and Nonsmokers' Exposure to Secondhand Smoke — United States, 1999-2008. The briefing is led by Thomas R. Frieden, M.P.H., M.D., Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.