Mexican Health Minister Visits Washington to Discuss H1N1

Mexican Health Minister Visits Washington to Discuss H1N1



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WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Jose Angel Cordova Villalobos, Secretary of Health, United States of Mexico, discussed preparations and responses to the H1N1 influenza during a visit to Washington D.C.

“The Centers for Disease Control was supportive in diagnosing this new virus in April. We are working together on preparedness plans against a new wave of H1N1 in Mexico, Canada and the United States. Cooperation is essential to face this new threat that we have,” said Secretary Cordova.

In Washington, Secretary Cordova met with Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and representatives from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Video of this interview is available on YouTube here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXha1PnKang

This release was prepared by Qorvis Communications LLC for the Embassy of Mexico. More information is available at the U.S. Department of Justice.

SOURCE Embassy of Mexico

Mexican Health Minister Visits Washington to Discuss H1N1