CDC Telebriefing: Update on Lung Injury Associated with E-cigarette Use, or Vaping

Media Advisory

Embargoed Until: Friday, December 20, 2019, 1:00 p.m. ET
Contact: Media Relations
(404) 639-3286

What
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).

Who
Anne Schuchat, MD (RADM, USPHS, RET), principal deputy director, CDC

When
Friday, December 20, at 12:00 p.m. ET

Dial-In
Media: 888-795-0855
Non Media: 888-972-6892
International: 1-517-308-9298
PASSCODE: CDC Media

Important Instructions
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.

TRANSCRIPT
A transcript will be available following the briefing at CDC’s web site: www.cdc.gov/media.

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