About the Authors
MRC Unit, Fajara and Basse stations, The Gambia, West Africa
Disease Control Programme, Department of State for Health, Government of The Gambia, The Quadrangle, Banjul, The Gambia, West Africa
PneumoADIP, International Vaccine Access Centre, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Infectious & Tropical Diseases Department, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Global Health, Infectious Diseases Division, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
Centre for International Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: GM IP SS MJ SH AW EL MK OL BG RA PH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: UU BA UI RA DS. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: PH GM IP. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: PH GM IP SS DS UU BA UI IB EU KT MJ SH AW EL MK OL BG RA PH. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: PH GM IP SS DS UU BA UI IB EU KT MJ SH AW EL MK OL BG RA PH. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: PH GM IP SS DS UU BA UI IB EU KT MJ SH AW EL MK OL BG RA PH.