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Leana Wen, MD, emergency medicine doctor; visiting professor of health policy and management, George Washington University School of Public Health.
Amesh Adalja, MD, emerging infectious diseases specialist, Johns Hopkins University Center for Health Security.
Juanita Mora, MD, allergist; national spokesperson on minority health issues, American Lung Association.
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