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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Mon. Sept. 21, 2009

Media Contact:
NIAID Office of Communications
(301) 402-1663
niaidnews@niaid.nih.gov

NIAID Media Advisory: Update on NIAID Clinical Trials of 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccines in Children

WHAT:

Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, will give an update on NIAID-supported clinical trials of 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccines in children six months to 17 years of age.

Jesse Goodman, M.D., of the FDA, Anne Schuchat, M.D., of the CDC, and Bruce Gellin, M.D., of the HHS National Vaccine Program Office also will be available to answer questions related to 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccines.

WHO:

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH

Dr. Jesse Goodman, Chief Scientist and Deputy Commissioner for Science and Public Health (Acting), FDA

Dr. Anne Schuchat, Director, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, CDC

Dr. Bruce Gellin, Director, National Vaccine Program Office, HHS

WHEN:

Monday, September 21, 2009

11:00 a.m. Eastern Time

WHERE:

Audio archive with closed captioning now available: http://services.choruscall.com/links/nih090921.html

VIDEO:

There will be no video feed.


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Last Updated September 21, 2009