CDC Telebriefing: Zika Update

Media Advisory

For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 16, 2016
Contact: CDC Media Relations
404-639-3286

What

CDC will host a telephone briefing to provide an update on screening of blood donations for Zika virus infection using an investigational nucleic acid test in Puerto Rico

Who

Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., CDC Director
Matthew J. Kuehnert, M.D., Director, CDC Office of Blood, Organ, and Other Tissue Safety

When

Friday, June 17, 2016, at 10 a.m. ET

Dial In

Media: 888-946-3811
Non-Media: 800-369-3122
International: 630-395-0174
Passcode: CDC Media
* Please dial in 10 to 15 minutes before the start of the press conference.

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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