CDC Telebriefing: National Update on Measles
Embargoed Until: Monday, April 29, 2019, 11:00 a.m. ET
Contact: Media Relations
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will discuss the latest measles case counts in the United States—and the importance of on-time vaccination and being vaccinated to protect against measles before international travel—as part of National Infant Immunization Week.
- Alex Azar, HHS Secretary
- Brett Giroir, HHS Assistant Secretary for Health
- Robert Redfield, CDC Director
- Anne Schuchat, Principal Deputy Director, CDC
- Nancy Messonnier, Director, CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Monday, April 29, 2019, at 10:00AM, ET
PASSCODE: CDC MEDIA
*Please dial in 10 to 15 minutes before the start of the telebriefing.
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.
A transcript will be available following the briefing at CDC’s web site: www.cdc.gov/media.
CDC works 24/7 protecting America’s health, safety and security. Whether disease start at home or abroad, are curable or preventable, chronic or acute, or from human activity or deliberate attack, CDC responds to America’s most pressing health threats. CDC is headquartered in Atlanta and has experts located throughout the United States and the world.