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For Immediate Release: August 9, 2012
Contact:Division of News & Electronic Media, Office of Communication
CDC Update: Influenza A (H3N2) Variant Virus
CDC will host a telephone-only media availability to provide an update on the domestic influenza A (H3N2) variant (“H3N2v”) virus situation. A number of additional cases of human infection with H3N2v virus have been confirmed in the United States and are being reported on Friday.
Thursday, August 9th at 1pm ET
Joseph Bresee, M.D., Influenza Division, CDC
PASSCODE: CDC Media
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A transcript of this media availability will be available following the briefing at the CDC web site at www.cdc.gov/media.
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
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