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Editorial Committee

Richard S. Hopkins, M.D., M.S.P.H.
Division of Public Health Surveillance and Informatics,
Epidemiology Program Office, CDC

Farzad Mostashari, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Commissioner
Bureau of Epidemiology Services,
Division of Epidemiology, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Daniel Sosin, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Director for Science
Office of Terrorism Preparedness and Emergency Response,
Office of the Director, CDC

John W. Ward, M.D., M.P.H.
Office of Science and Health Communications,
Epidemiology Program Office, CDC
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