About the Authors

Thibaut Jombart, Anne Cori, Xavier Didelot, Simon Cauchemez, Christophe Fraser, Neil Ferguson
MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

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Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TJ AC XD SC CF NF. Performed the experiments: TJ. Analyzed the data: TJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TJ. Wrote the paper: TJ AC XD SC CF NF. Designed the software ‘outbreaker’: TJ.