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New York City Department of Health
Office of Public Affairs
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Sandra Mullin/Greg Butler
Wednesday, March 20, 2002
(212) 295-5335/5336


PRESS ADVISORY
MAYOR, HEALTH COMMISSIONER TO ANNOUNCE NEW TUBERCULOSIS CASE NUMBERS IN NYC

Wednesday, March 20, 1:00 p.m. Corona Chest Center, Queens, New York

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Health Commissioner Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH, will announce the official number of new TB cases in 2001 in New York City. This announcement will coincide with the re-opening of the Corona Chest Center, one of the busiest Tuberculosis Clinics in the country, and with the annual observation of World TB Day. The event will take place at the Corona Chest Center located at 34-33 Junction Blvd., Corona, Queens.

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