CDC Media Telebriefing: Update on 2022 U.S. Monkeypox Investigation

Media Advisory

For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 9, 2022
Contact: Media Relations
(404) 639-3286

Experts from CDC, HHS, and the White House will discuss the latest regarding the cases of monkeypox in the United States and the testing options available for the public.

Remarks by

  • Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Dawn O’Connell, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response
  • Raj Panjabi, MD, Senior Director for Global Health Security & Biodefense, The White House

Available for questions

  • Capt. Jennifer McQuiston, DVM, MS, Deputy Director, Division of High Consequence Pathogens and Pathology
  • Demetre Daskalakis, MD, MPH, Director, Division of HIV Prevention

Friday, June 10, 2022 at 11am ET


Domestic: 800-369-1177
International: 1-415-228-4841
PASSCODE: 9066587

Domestic: 888-603-9640
International Non-Media: 1-415-228-4588
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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.

A transcript will be available following the briefing at CDC’s website


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