About the Authors
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Thomas A. Smith is on the Editorial Board of PLoS Medicine. AB used to be employed by the PATH Malaria Organization which was supporting the development of RTS,S, the vaccine which is the focus of this paper. AB left PATH prior to any collaboration on this paper. All other authors have declared no competing interests. The views expressed are those of the authors.
Conceived and designed the experiments: TS AR NM NC AB MP. Performed the experiments: NM DH. Analyzed the data: TS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AR NM NC DH AS MP. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: TS. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: TS AR NM NC DH AS AB MP MT. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: TS AR NM NC DH AS AB MP MT. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: TS AR NM NC DH AS AB MP MT.