CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

Media Advisory

For Immediate release: Friday, January 31, 2020
Contact: Media Relations
(404) 639-3286

Telebriefing Audio

What
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an update to media on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus response.

Who
Nancy Messonnier, M.D., Director,
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases

When
 1 p.m. ET Friday, January 31, 2020

Dial-In
Media: 800-857-9756
International: 1-212-287-1647
PASSCODE: CDC Media
Non-Media: 888-795-0855
International: 1-630-395-0498
PASSCODE: 7745731

Important Instructions
Due to anticipated high volume, please plan to dial in to the telebriefing at least 15 minutes before the start time.

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

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