CDC Telebriefing: Update on Lung Injury Associated with E-cigarette Use, or Vaping
Embargoed Until: Friday, December 20, 2019, 1:00 p.m. ET
Contact: Media Relations
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will give updates on the investigation into cases of lung injury associated with e-cigarette use, or vaping. This update includes key findings published today in the Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) and the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM).
Anne Schuchat, MD (RADM, USPHS, RET), principal deputy director, CDC
Friday, December 20, at 12:00 p.m. ET
Non Media: 888-972-6892
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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