|U.S. Department of Health and Human Services||FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, October 14, 2009
Contact: HHS Press Office
MEDIA ADVISORY: Know What to Do About The Flu Webcast Regarding H1N1 Flu Vaccine Testing and Safety Monitoring Live on Flu.gov
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will host a Know What to Do about the Flu Webcast on Wednesday, October 14. Experts from HHS' Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Food and Drug Administration, National Vaccine Program Office as well as officials from the Institute of Medicine will discuss how federal agencies, state and local health departments, health care professionals and others are testing and monitoring the safety of the H1N1 flu vaccine.
|WHO:||Dr. Anne Schuchat, Director, Influenza Division, Centers|
|FOR:||Dr. Anne Schuchat, Director, Influenza Division, Centers|
Disease Control and Prevention, HHS
Dr. Jesse Goodman, Acting Chief Scientist, Food and Drug Administration, HHS
Dr. Bruce Gellin, Director, National Vaccine Program Office, HHS
Dr. Harvey V. Fineberg, President, Institute of Medicine
|WHAT:||Know What to Do about the Flu Vaccine Safety Webcast|
|WHEN:||Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009, 1:00 p.m. EDT|
|WHERE:||Live on www.flu.gov/live|
For more information on how to take steps to prevent the flu, visit http://www.flu.gov.