The International Swine Flu Conference is slated for Aug. 19-20, 2009 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

The H1N1 Flu Outbreak Virus has been reported in 135 countries. The World Health Organization has recently reported 94,512 human cases of the novel H1N1 flu, with 429 deaths.

The flu conference will include leaders in public health, business, science, first response and nonprofit sectors who will focus on response to this first flu outbreak and preparation for a potential second wave of H1N1 virus this fall.

For more information, contact H1N1 Task Force Project Manager Virginia Blanco at (202) 536-5600 or