About the Authors

João A. N Filipe, Azra C Ghani
Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Eleanor M Riley, Christopher J Drakeley, Colin J Sutherland
Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

a.ghani@imperial.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

JANF designed the model, undertook the analyses and drafted the paper with input from ACG. EMR, CJD and CJS advised on model structure and analysis and contributed to the drafting of the paper. All authors have seen and approved the final manuscript.