CDC Telebriefing: CDC Update on Severe Pulmonary Disease Associated with E-cigarettes
Embargoed Until: Friday, August 23, 2019, 4:00 p.m. ET
Contact: Media Relations
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and partners from FDA and IL will give updates on the investigation into cases of severe pulmonary disease among people who use e-cigarettes.
Ileana Arias, PhD, acting deputy director, Non-Infectious Diseases, CDC
Brian King, PhD, MPH, deputy director, Research Translation, Office on Smoking and Health, CDC
Jennifer Layden, MD, PhD, chief medical officer and state epidemiologist, Illinois Department of Public Health
Mitch Zeller, JD, director, Center for Tobacco Products, FDA
Friday, August 23, at 3:00 p.m. ET
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A transcript and audio will be available following the briefing at CDC’s web site: www.cdc.gov/media.
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