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- Dr. William Burman medical director of infectious diseases for Denver Public Health
- Dr. Richard Webby assistant member in the department of infectious diseases at St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital
- Dr. Ruth Karron pediatrician, associate professor in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School for Public Health, and member of the FDA advisory committee on vaccines and related biological products
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