The CDC has posted a warning of a fraudulent email scam, prompting receivers to click on a link for a fictitious state-sponsored H1N1 vaccination effort. The link allows a malicious code to be installed. A copy of the email is posted (CDC site). Recipients should delete the email without clicking on the link.
Dr. Scheurer is a clinical hospitalist and the Medical Director of Quality and Safety at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina, and is Assistant Professor of Medicine. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, completed her residency at Duke University, and completed her Masters in Clinical Research at the Medical University of South Carolina. She also serves as the Web Editor and Physician Advisor for the Society of Hospital Medicine.