WHAT: CDC will host a press conference to discuss an update on the proceedings of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices and its recommendations for the use of a vaccine against novel influenza A (H1N1).
WHO: Anne Schuchat, M.D., Director, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, CDC
WHEN: Wednesday, July 29, 2009 at 3:30 p.m. ET
WHERE: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
Tom Harkin Global Communications Center (Building 19), Press Room
For directions to CDC, please visit http://www.cdc.gov/about/resources/visitGuide.htm#direction. Parking is available in the Building 19 parking deck located on CDC Parkway. Media should arrive at the CDC by 3:00 p.m. Media must present photo ID for access.
Media who cannot attend in person can listen and ask questions by toll-free conference line. The briefing will begin promptly; media should dial in a few minutes before the start of the conference.
*Please dial in 10 to 15 minutes before the start of the press conference. We will begin promptly at 3:30 p.m. ET. Media: 888-795-0855
Listen Only: 800-619-8524
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.
Call Crawford Communications Bookings at 1-800-243-1995 to make arrangements for broadcast feed.
LISTEN-ONLY AUDIO WEBCAST
This press briefing media will also be available via listen-only audio Web site at www.cdc.gov/media. We strongly encourage non-media participants to use the webcast.
A transcript of this media availability will be available following the briefing at the CDC Web site at www.cdc.gov/media.
CONTACT: CDC Media Relations, +1-404-639-3286
/PRNewswire-USNewswire -- July 28/
SOURCE Centers for Disease Control and Prevention