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CDC officials to discuss National Immunization Survey-Teen results and HPV vaccination coverage among adolescents

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Media Advisory

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Contact: Media Relations
(404) 639-3286

Content embargoed until 1:00 p.m. ET, July 24, 2014

What

CDC will host a media telebriefing to discuss the latest coverage rate estimates for vaccines recommended for adolescents in the United States. The articles featured in this week’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) highlights data from the 2013 National Immunization Survey-Teen (NIS-Teen). One report in this week’s MMWR provides estimated coverage rates for three routine vaccines targeted at adolescents. A second MMWR report provides an in-depth look at HPV vaccination coverage. 

Who

Anne Schuchat, M.D. (RADM, USPHS) Assistant Surgeon General, United States Public Health Service; Director, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases 

When

Thursday, July 24, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. (ET)
Please Note: Content embargoed until 1:00 p.m. ET, July 24, 2014

Where:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
Tom Harkin Global Communications Center (Building 19), Press Room
For directions to CDC, please visit http://www.cdc.gov/museum/visitor.htm

Dial In

Media: 888-795-0855  
Non-Media: 800-369-1917 
INTERNATIONAL: 630-395-0353  
PASSCODE: CDC Media
* Please dial in 10 to 15 minutes before the start of the press conference.

Important Instructions 
If you would like to ask a question during the call, press *1 on your touchtone phone. Press *2 to withdraw your question. You may queue up at any time. You will hear a tone to indicate your question is pending.

Transcript
A transcript of this media availability will be available following the briefing at CDC’s web site: www.cdc.gov/media.

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

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