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Notice to Readers: Xth International Symposium on Viral Hepatitis and Liver Disease

The Public Health Service, in collaboration with the World Health Organization, is sponsoring the Xth International Symposium on Viral Hepatitis and Liver Disease, which will be hosted by CDC. The meeting will be held April 9-13, 2000, at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta, Georgia.

The conference will include international experts to discuss the latest information about the molecular biology, diagnosis, epidemiology, clinical outcome, treatment, and prevention of each type of viral hepatitis. A major objective of the meeting is to highlight the importance of hepatitis surveillance, research, treatment, vaccination, and prevention programs in the developing world.

The meeting will consist of plenary sessions, oral and poster sessions based on submitted abstracts, and exhibits. Information about conference registration is available through the symposium's World-Wide Web site, *, or by telephone, (404) 233-4490. Proceedings of the symposium will be published in a comprehensive symposium book.

* References to sites of non-CDC organizations on the World-Wide Web are provided as a service to MMWR readers and do not constitute or imply endorsement of these organizations or their programs by CDC or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. CDC is not responsible for the content of pages found at these sites. 

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