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Launch of STRIVE Ebola Vaccine Trial

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Media Advisory

For Immediate Release: Monday, April 13, 2015
Contact: CDC Media Relations
404-639-3286

What

A senior CDC health official will give an overview of the Sierra Leone Trial to Introduce a Vaccine against Ebola (STRIVE).  CDC is launching the trial in partnership with the Sierra Leone College of Medicine and Allied Health Sciences and the Ministry of Health and Sanitation.

Who

Anne Schuchat, M.D. (RADM, USPHS)

Director, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, CDC

When

12:00 PM Eastern Time

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Dial In

Media Only:    888-795-0855
Non Media:     888-324-3421
International:   1- 312-470-7076
Passcode:        CDC Media (all numbers)

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.

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

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