CDC Update on Measles Outbreaks in United States

Who: Dr. Anne Schuchat, Director, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases (NCIRD)

Dr. Jane Seward, Deputy Director, Division of Viral Diseases (NCIRD)

Why: Update on measles outbreaks throughout the United States

When: Thursday, May 1, 2008

1:00 p.m., ET

Brief remarks followed by Q&A

Where: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

1600 Clifton Rd, Atlanta

Building 19, Press Room, enter via CDC Parkway

Parking is available in the Building 19 parking deck located on CDC Parkway. Media should arrive at the CDC by 12:00 noon. 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.

DIAL-IN: Media: 1-888-795-0855

Listen Only: 1-800-369-3192

International: 1-212-287-1857

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.


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CONTACT: CDC Division of Media Relations, +1-404-639-3286.

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SOURCE Centers for Disease Control and Prevention