CDC Media Telebriefing: COVID-19 Vaccination and Pregnancy

Media Advisory

For Immediate Release: Tuessday, February 15, 2022
Contact: Media Relations
(404) 639-3286

What

Experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will discuss the upcoming MMWR, “Vaccine Effectiveness during pregnancy against COVID-19 hospitalization in infants <6 months of age — United States, July 2021 – January 2022.”  The briefing will be EMBARGOED until 12 noon ET Tuesday, February 15, 2022.

Who

  • Dana Meaney-Delman, MD, MPH, FACOG – Chief, Infant Outcomes Monitoring Research and Prevention Branch
  • Manish Patel, MD – Lead author, Vaccine Effectiveness during pregnancy against COVID-19 hospitalization in infants <6 months of age — United States, July 2021 – January 2022

When
12 Noon ET Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Dial-In

Media: 800-369-1177
International: 1-773-756-4809
PASSCODE: 8355907

Public: 888-381-5770
International: 1-517-308-9447
PASSCODE: 8494852

Important Instructions
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.

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

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