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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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Media Advisory

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Contact: Media Relations
(404) 639-3286

Transcript | Audio

What

CDC will host a media briefing on confirming first Ebola case diagnosed in the United States.

Who

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

When

Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at 5:30 p.m. ET (4:30 p.m. CT)

Where

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 media@cdc.gov to RSVP.  Reporters who RSVP will be guaranteed access.

For directions to CDC, please visit http://www.cdc.gov/museum/visitor.htm

Satellite Feed:

Date: 9/30/14
Time: 1730-1830 EDT (530-630 PM):
Satellite: (KU-Band digital) Galaxy 17: Trans: 20
Bandwidth: 18 MHz
DL Freq: 12109 Vertical
FEC: 3/4
SR: 13.235
Data: 18.295
Contact: Synaptic Digital/Tom Harkin Global Communications Center (404) 639-3311        

Satellite feed service is provided by CDC and free for media use           

LIVE WEBCAST:

http://wm.onlinevideoservice.com/CDC1

DIAL IN:

Media: 888-795-0855
Non-Media: 877-601-4718
INTERNATIONAL: 630-395-0360
PASSCODE: CDC Media

Important Instructions
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.

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

Related Links

About the Ebola Virus

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

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