CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report Six million children still affected by asthma: What can be done to reduce asthma attacks in children?
For Immediate Release: Monday, February 5, 2018
Contact: Media Relations
Although attacks have gone down since 2001, still more than half of all children with asthma had 1 or more attacks in 2016, according to the latest CDC Vital Signs report. What can be done to continue increasing asthma management in children?
Anne Schuchat, M.D., RADM, USPHS, Acting Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Cathy Bailey, Ph.D., Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects
Hatice Zahran, M.D., M.P.H., Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects
Tuesday, February 6, at 12:00 p.m. ET
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