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  • Division Director

    Division of Media Relations
    Benjamin Haynes

  • Mailing address

    Division of Media Relations
    Office of Communications
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    1600 Clifton Rd. NE, MS D-25
    Atlanta, GA 30333

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