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CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report - How can increased HIV care and treatment prevent new infections and save lives?

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Media Advisory

Embargoed Until: Tuesday, November 25, 2014, 1:00 pm EST
National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis,
STD, and TB Prevention
404-639-8895, NCHHSTPMediaTeam@cdc.gov

What

CDC will host a media briefing to discuss a new Vital Signs report containing updated estimates on HIV diagnosis, care, and treatment among Americans with HIV.  The report analyzes the proportion of people with HIV who have the virus under control (known as “viral suppression”) and differences by population, as well as where we stand to make the most progress.

Who

CDC Director Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H.

Director, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention
Jonathan Mermin, M.D., M.P.H.

Director, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention
Eugene McCray, M.D.

When

Tuesday, November 25 at Noon EST

DiaI-in

Media: 888-795-0855 
Non-Media: 800-369-1605
INTERNATIONAL: 1-630-395-0331
PASSCODE: CDC Media

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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