Public Health Agency of Canada

Public Health Agency of Canada

May 07, 2009 08:30 ET

Media Advisory: Public Health Agency of Canada

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - May 7, 2009) - Dr. Frank Plummer, Scientific Director General for the Public Health Agency of Canada's National Microbiology Laboratory, Dr. Martine Dubuc, Vice President of the CFIA Science Branch, and Dr. Soren Alexandersen, Director of CFIA's National Centre for Foreign Animal Disease will brief media on the science and testing involved in identifying the H1N1 flu virus (human swine flu), and on the epidemiological and laboratory support being provided in Mexico.

Media are invited to attend.

Security Requirements: Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign in. Photo ID is required.

If you are unable to participate in person, please call:



North American Dial-In #: 1-888-265-0464
Int'l/Local Dial-In #: (613) 954-4096
Conference ID # 99140898

Date : Thursday, May 7, 2009

Time : 10:00 a.m. CDT

Location
Theatre
Canadian Science Centre for
Human and Animal Health
1015 Arlington Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba


Regular updates on severe respiratory illness are available on our website at:
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/alert-alerte/swine_200904-eng.php

Subscribe to our RSS feed for journalists on severe respiratory illness at:
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/rss/index-eng.php

Webcast of media briefing:
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/alert-alerte/swine_webcast-eng.php

Contact Information

  • Public Health Agency of Canada
    204-789-5046