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- Raja’a Satouri M.D.; Deputy Director for Medical Services, Fairfax County Health Department (Va.)
- Michael Raupp "Bug Guy" and Professor of Entomology, University of Maryland
- Lucy Wilson Chief, Surveillance, Infection Prevention and Outbreak Response, Maryland Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene
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