CDC Telebriefing: CDC Confirms First Ebola Case Diagnosed in the United States
Back from a visit to West Africa with outbreak responders, CDC director will hold media briefing
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For Immediate Release: Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Contact: Media Relations
CDC will host a media briefing on confirming first Ebola case diagnosed in the United States.
Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
David Lakey, M.D.,
Commissioner, Texas Department of State Health Services
Edward Goodman, M.D., FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA
Hospital Epidemiologist, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
Zachary Thompson, M.A.
Director, Dallas County Health and Human Services
Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at 5:30 p.m. ET (4:30 p.m. CT)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tom Harkin Global Communications Center (Building 19), Press Room 1600 Clifton Road NE Atlanta, GA 30329
Reporters who wish to attend the media briefing in person should RSVP no later than 5:00pm today. Please contact CDC’s press office at 404-639-3286 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP. Reporters who RSVP will be guaranteed access.
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Time: 1730-1830 EDT (530-630 PM):
Satellite: (KU-Band digital) Galaxy 17: Trans: 20
Bandwidth: 18 MHz
DL Freq: 12109 Vertical
Contact: Synaptic Digital/Tom Harkin Global Communications Center (404) 639-3311
Satellite feed service is provided by CDC and free for media use
PASSCODE: CDC Media
Please dial in 10 to 15 minutes before the start of the press conference. 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.
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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