Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), and Dr. Sylvain Aldighieri, Zika Incident Manager for the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), will brief reporters at PAHO on Tuesday, May 3 at 2:30 p.m.

Both scientists are participating in a hemispheric conference on Zika Virus Risk Communication Challenges, sponsored by the PAHO and the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

Dr. Fauci is giving the keynote address, Zika Virus: A Pandemic in Progress. Dr. Aldighieri is giving an update on the current epidemiological situation. Each will give a brief summary of their presentations and then answer questions.

WHAT: Briefing on Zika

WHO: Dr. Anthony Fauci (NIAID) and Dr. Sylvain Aldighieri (PAHO)

WHEN: Tuesday May 3 at 2:30 p.m.

WHERE: Room B, 2nd floor, PAHO Headquarters,
525 23rd St., N.W., Washington, DC

HOW: In person and via livestream: www.livestream.com/paho
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Links

— PAHO/Zika virus

— PAHO Epidemiological alerts

— https://twitter.com/pahowho #Zika #ZikaVirus

Contacts

Leticia Linn, PAHO, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Tel. +1 202 974-3440, mobile +1 202 701-4005 ; Dan Epstein, PAHO, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Tel. +1 202 974 3579, mobile +1 301 219-2105 * Department of Communication, PAHO/WHO—www.paho.org

NIAID Media Line, Tel. +1 301-402-1663, * NIAID-www.niaid.nih.gov/