CDC Telebriefing: Update on Lung Injury Associated with E-cigarette Product Use, or Vaping
Embargoed Until: Thursday, September 19, 2019, 12:00 p.m. ET
Contact: Media Relations
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and state partners will give updates on the investigation into cases of lung injury associated with e-cigarette use, or vaping.
Anne Schuchat, MD (RADM, USPHS, RET), principal deputy director, CDC
Mitch Zeller, JD, director, Center for Tobacco Products, FDA
Jennifer Layden, MD, PhD, chief medical officer and state epidemiologist, Illinois Department of Public Health
Thursday, September 19, at 11:00 a.m.. ET
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