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U-M to Host Two-Part Tweet Chat on H1N1/Swine Flu Oct. 22
Oct 16, 2009 (03:10 PM EDT)


ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of the public are invited to submit questions for inclusion in a two-part tweet chat about H1N1/Swine flu that will take place Thursday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. - noon on Twitter.

Sandro Cinti, M.D., an infectious disease expert at the University of Michigan Health System and VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, will answer questions during part one of the chat from 10 - 11 a.m.

Matthew Davis, M.D., a pediatrician and internist who directs the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health and also serves as associate professor of public policy at the U-M Ford School of Public Policy, will answer questions during part two from 11 a.m. - noon.

To participate, you must first have a Twitter account. To submit your questions for inclusion in the chat, direct message them via Twitter to @UMHealthSystem. Depending on the volume of questions, there may not be enough time to answer all questions received, though every effort will be made to do so.

To follow the chat, log in to Twitter.com or Tweetchat.com using your Twitter log-in information, from 10 a.m. - noon Thursday, Oct. 22, and follow the hash tag #H1N1swinefluchat.

A transcript of the chat will be posted online at HASH(0x12d8c50) .

Twitter.com/UMHealthSystem

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SOURCE University of Michigan Health System

CONTACT: Jessica Soulliere of University of Michigan Health System, jesssoul@med.umich.edu+1-734-764-2220,

Web site: http://www.med.umich.edu/