CDC Telebriefing: CDC update on first Ebola case diagnosed in the United States: 10-05-2014

Back from a visit to West Africa with outbreak responders, CDC director will hold media briefing

Media Advisory

For Immediate Release: Sunday, October 5, 2014
Contact: Media Relations
(404) 639-3286

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CDC update on first Ebola case diagnosed in the United States: 10-05-2014


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

Clay Lewis Jenkins
Judge, Dallas County, Texas


Sunday, October 5, 2014, at 12:00 p.m. ET (11:00 a.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 11:00am ET, Sunday, October 5, 2014.

Please contact CDC’s press office at 404-639-3286 or email us at to RSVP. Reporters who RSVP will be guaranteed access.

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Satellite Feed:

Date: 10/5/14
Time: 1130-1330 EDT (1130-130 PM): 720p
Satellite: (KU-Band digital) Galaxy 17: Trans: 21
Bandwidth: 18 MHz
DL Freq: 12111 Horizontal
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.

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A transcript of this telebriefing will be available following the briefing at CDC’s web site:

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