About the Authors

Mirjam Kretzschmar, Peter F. M. Teunis
Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Mirjam Kretzschmar
Centre for Infectious Disease Control, RIVM, Bilthoven, The Netherlands

Peter F. M. Teunis
Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Richard G. Pebody
Health Protection Agency, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

mirjam.kretzschmar@rivm.nl

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: MK PFT RGP. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: MK PFT RGP. Designed the experiments/the study: MK. Analyzed the data: MK PFT. Collected data/did experiments for the study: RGP. Wrote the first draft of the paper: MK. Contributed to the writing of the paper: MK PFT RGP.