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Date:9/21/2011

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SOURCES: Sept. 21, 2011, teleconference with Thomas R. Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., director, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Richard H. Beigi, M.D., M.Sc., assistant professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences, University of Pittsburgh, and spokesman, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists


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