CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on COVID-19
For Immediate Release: Friday, February 21, 2020
Contact: Media Relations
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide an update to media on the COVID-19 response.
Nancy Messonnier, M.D., Director,
National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Ian Brownlee, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary,
Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State
12:15 p.m. ET Friday, February 21, 2020
PASSCODE: CDC MEDIA
Due to anticipated high volume, please plan to dial in to the telebriefing 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.
A transcript will be available following the briefing at CDC’s web site:www.cdc.gov/media.
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