CDC Director Frieden to address National Press Club, Tuesday, July 22
June 3, 2014 | By Jerry Zremski | JZremski@buffnews.com
Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control, will address concerns about the MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) virus and other key health issues at a National Press Club Luncheon on Tuesday, July 22.
Frieden will also discuss the sharp rise in U.S. measles cases and the growing number of antibiotic-resistant diseases at the Luncheon. Frieden, who has led the CDC since 2009, is a physician trained in internal medicine, infectious diseases, public health and epidemiology.
Lunch will be served at 12:30 pm, with remarks beginning at 1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session ending at 2 p.m. Tickets cost $22 for Press Club members. NPC members may purchase two tickets at the member rate. The price for all other non-member tickets is $36 each.
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