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CDC Hosts International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases

Media Advisory

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Contact: Media Relations
(404) 639-3286

Who               

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Task Force for Global Health, Inc., will host the 2018 International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases in Atlanta later this month.

What:            

ICEID 2018 is the 10th annual conference. It brings together about 1,500 global scientists and public health professionals to exchange innovative research and ideas on emerging infectious diseases and ways to prevent them.

Major topics to be presented include surveillance and outbreak response, antimicrobial resistance, genomic and molecular epidemiology, emerging vector-borne and zoonotic diseases, foodborne and waterborne illnesses, healthcare-associated infections, influenza and other respiratory infections, disease elimination and eradication, and challenges posed by disease threats in the United States and internationally.

The full agenda is available at http://www.iceid.org.

When:                       

August 26-29, 2018

Where:                     

Omni Hotels and Resorts CNN Center
100 CNN Center
Atlanta, GA 30303

Conference registration is complimentary for credentialed media. To register, please contact Christine Pearson at 404-639-7582 or cpearson1@cdc.gov.

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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

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