CDC Telebriefing: Update on Flu Activity and Vaccine Effectiveness Estimates
Embargoed until: Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 1pm ET
Contact: Media Relations
PLEASE NOTE: The media telebriefing is scheduled at Noon ET and the MMWR content is embargoed until 1 pm ET.
CDC will host a telebriefing to discuss two articles which appear in today’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR). The articles are: “Interim Estimates of 2013–14 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness — United States, February 2014” and “Update: Influenza Activity — United States, September 29, 2013–February 8, 2014”
Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Anne Schuchat, M.D. (RADM, USPHS) Assistant Surgeon General, United States Public Health Service; Director, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Thursday, February 20 at Noon ET
PASSCODE: CDC Media
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A transcript of this media availability will be available following the briefing at CDC’s web site: www.cdc.gov/media.