CDC Telebriefing: CDC update on Ebola Response

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

Media Advisory

For Immediate Release: Monday, October 13, 2014
Contact: Media Relations
(404) 639-3286

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CDC will host a press briefing to update the investigation of Ebola in the United States and West Africa.


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


Monday, October 13, 2014, at Noon ET (11:00 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 11:00 a.m., Monday, October 13, 2014. Please contact CDC’s press office at 404-639-3286 or email us at to RSVP.  Reporters who RSVP will be guaranteed access.

For directions to CDC, please visit

Satellite Feed:

Date: 10/13/14
Time: 1200-1300 EDT (12:00-1:00 PM): 720p
Satellite: (KU-Band digital) Galaxy 17: Trans: 23 Lower
Bandwidth: 18 MHz
DL Freq: 12151 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

Live Webcast:

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Dial In:

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

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


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