Chauncey Billups tapped as Vaccines for Teens spokesman

NEW YORK — Chauncey Billups, point guard for the NBA's Denver Nuggets team, was named the latest spokesman for a national multimedia campaign designed to educate preteens, teens and their parents about the importance of vaccination against serious, potentially life-threatening diseases.

As the latest spokesman for Vaccine for Teens, Billups will be featured in a new public service announcement, which will air on NBA media and network/cable game broadcasts.

Vaccine for Teens, which launched last year, is a collaboration between NBA Cares, the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, and Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines business of Sanofi-Aventis.

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