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FLU.GOV WEBCAST TO DISCUSS H1N1 PREPAREDNESS FOR PREGNANT WOMEN AND NEW MOTHERS

HHS will host a Webcast, Thursday, Aug. 27 at 1p.m. (ET) on flu.gov, to discuss how pregnant women and new mothers can prepare for the H1NI flu. Speakers will include experts from the CDC, NIH and medical professionals.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Contact: HHS Press Office
(202) 690-6343

FLU.GOV WEBCAST TO DISCUSS H1N1 PREPAREDNESS FOR PREGNANT WOMEN AND NEW MOTHERS

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will host a Webcast to discuss how pregnant women and new mothers can prepare for the H1NI flu on Thursday, August 27th. Participants include experts from HHS' Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as well as other medical professionals. The Webcast will be live on http://www.flu.gov

WHO: Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Tina Tchen, Director, White House Office of Public Engagement
Dr. Anne Schuchat, Director, National Center for Immunization & Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Dr. Tony Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health
Dr. Laura Riley, Medical Director, Labor and Delivery, Massachusetts General Hospital
Tina Johnson, CNM, Director, Professional Practice and Health Policy, American College of Nurse-Midwives
WHAT: H1N1 Preparedness Webcast
WHEN: Thursday, August 27, 2009, 1 - 2 P.M. (ET)
WHERE: http://www.flu.gov
TO PARTICIPATE: Join the discussion by sending questions or comments to hhsstudio@hhs.gov

http://www.flu.gov is your one-stop website for all the latest information about the flu and the new H1N1 flu virus from the CDC and other top scientists and doctors across the administration.

For special information for pregnant women and the flu, please log on to http://www.flu.gov or go to http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/guidance/pregnant.htm



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