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Update: Dr. Jeffrey P. Koplan, Director of CDC answers questions about anthrax on video feed and audio tape

Last updated March 15, 2020

Approved by: Lester Fahrner, MD

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Update: Dr. Jeffrey P. Koplan, Director of CDC answers questions about anthrax on video feed and audio tape

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 CDC ADDRESSES PUBLIC HEALTH QUESTIONS ABOUT ANTHRAX

VIDEO FEEDS THURSDAY OCTOBER 18, 1:15 and 3:00 PM ET

Dr. Jeffrey Koplan, Director of the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention (CDC), provides information about the current anthrax investigations.

TOPICS INCLUDE:

Risk of anthrax exposure

Antibiotics and vaccine

Testing procedures

Anthrax symptoms

Anthrax is not contagious

What to do about suspicious mail

CDC role in the investigation

B-roll footage:

CDC’s National Pharmaceutical stockpile

CDC’s Emergency Operations Center

HOW TO RECEIVE C-BAND FEED: 

THURSDAY, October 18, 1:15 - 1:30 PM ET

Telstar 5, Transp. 16, DL 4020, Audio 6.2/6.8

THURSDAY, October 18, 3:00 - 3:30 PM ET

Telstar 6, Transp. 12, DL 3940, Audio 6.2/6.8

 Free From News/Broadcast Network, 212-684-8910

Technical Info DURING FEED ONLY, NBN TOC,

212-684-8910 x 221

Media Outlet for Hard Copy Requests: Dan Conboy, 800-920-6397

 Editorial Contact: CDC, Division of Media Relations, 404-639-3286.

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First uploaded: March 15, 2020
Last updated: March 15, 2020