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- Dr. Jim Meegan program officer for viral diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH
- Dr. Jim Hughes director of the National Center for Infectious Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Dr. David Ropeik director of risk communication for the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis
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