Report shows 20-year U.S. immunization program spares millions of children from diseases
For Immediate Release: Thursday, April 24, 2014
Contact: Media Relations
Recent measles outbreaks underscore the ongoing threat of disease and importance of sustaining high vaccination coverage
CDC will host a media briefing to discuss 20 years of immunization with the VFC program and current measles cases and outbreaks.
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, April 24, 2014 at 12:30 pm (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.