Health Secur 2017 May/Jun;15(3):303-306. Epub 2017 Jun 2.
Jeffrey D. Gunzenhauser, MD, MPH, is with the Medical Bureau, Disease Control, and Franklin D. Pratt, MD, MPHTM, is with the Immunization Program, both in the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA.
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