About the Authors

Roland R Regoes

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: rregoes@emory.edu

Affiliation Department of Biology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Ira M Longini Jr

Affiliation Department of Biostatistics, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Mark B Feinberg

Affiliations Departments of Medicine and Microbiology and Immunology, Emory University School of Medicine and the Emory Vaccine Center, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, Merck Vaccine Division, Merck, West Point, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Silvija I Staprans

Affiliation Departments of Medicine and Microbiology and Immunology, Emory University School of Medicine and the Emory Vaccine Center, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

RRR performed the analysis. RRR, IML, MBF, and SIS designed the study and wrote the paper.