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Notes For Editors
“Dissemination of health information through social networks: Twitter and antibiotics” by Daniel Scanfeld, MS, MA, Vanessa Scanfeld, MPP, and Elaine L. Larson, RN, PhD, FAAN, CIC appears in the American Journal of Infection Control, Volume 38, Issue 3 (April 2010) published by Elsevier.
Full text of the article is available to journalists upon request; contact Liz Garman, APIC, 202-454-2604, egarman(at)apic(dot)org to obtain copies.
Daniel Scanfeld, MS, MA,
Integrated Program in Cellular, Molecular, Structural and Genetic Studies,
Columbia University, New York, NY
Vanessa Scanfeld, MPP
New York, NY
Elaine L. Larson, RN, PhD, FAAN, CIC
School of Nursing and Department of Epidemiology
Mailman School of Public Health,
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