CDC Telebriefing: Update on Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) in the U.S.
Embargoed Until: Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 1:00 p.m. ET
Contact: Media Relations
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an update on acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in the United States. AFM is a rare, but serious condition that affects the nervous system and causes the muscles and reflexes in the body to become weak.
Nancy Messonnier, MD (CAPT, USPHS, RET) – Director, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, CDC
12:00 p.m. ET, Tuesday, November 13, 2018
PASSCODE: CDC Media
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A transcript will be available following the briefing at CDC’s web site: www.cdc.gov/media.
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