UAB experts available to discuss measles outbreaks, vaccinations


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University of Alabama at Birmingham infectious disease and primary care experts urge the public to know their vaccination status and educate themselves on the dangers of the measles, as continued outbreaks in more states are anticipated in the coming weeks. 

Available for comments regarding the measles includes:

  • Jeanne Marrazzo, M.D., MPH, division director of Infectious Diseases 
  • William Curry, M.D., associate dean for Primary Care and Rural Medicine 
  • Rachael Lee, M.D., epidemiologist 
  • David Kimberlin, M.D., co-director of UAB’s Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

UAB's News Studio is available for live or recorded HD video interviews with UAB experts worldwide through LTN Global Networks. The studio is equipped with an ISDN line for digital radio interviews.


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