April 27th, 2009
07:33 PM ET
5 years ago

Harkin convenes 'emergency hearing' on swine flu

(CNN) – Sen. Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, will convene an "emergency hearing" on swine flu Tuesday.

Harkin is chairman the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee.

Full statement from Harkin's office:

HARKIN CALLS FOR EMERGENCY HEARING ON “SWINE FLU”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), Chairman of the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, has called an emergency hearing on the so called “swine influenza” (H1N1) TOMORROW, Tuesday, April 28, 2009 at 1 PM EDT in room 138 of the Dirksen Building. The program includes: Public Health Response to Swine Flu.

Witnesses for the proceedings include:

Rear Admiral Anne Schuchat, MD, Interim Deputy Director for Science and Public Health Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Anthony Fauci, MD, Director, National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Paul Jarris, MD, Executive Director of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials

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