About the Authors

Jeffrey W. Eaton, Timothy B. Hallett
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Leigh F. Johnson
Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Joshua A. Salomon, Till Bärnighausen, David E. Bloom, Salal Humair
Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Till Bärnighausen, Jan A. C. Hontelez
Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Mtubatuba, South Africa

Eran Bendavid
Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Anna Bershteyn, Daniel J. Klein, Edward A. Wenger
Intellectual Ventures Laboratory, Bellevue, Washington, United States of America

Valentina Cambiano, Andrew N. Phillips
Research Department of Infection & Population Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom

Christophe Fraser
Medical Research Council Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Jan A. C. Hontelez
Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Jan A. C. Hontelez
Department of Primary and Community Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen, Netherlands

Salal Humair
School of Science and Engineering, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan

Elisa F. Long
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Carel Pretorius, John Stover
Futures Institute, Glastonbury, Connecticut, United States of America

Brian G. Williams
South African Centre for Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Corresponding Author

jeffrey.eaton@imperial.ac.uk

Competing Interests

I have read the journal's policy and have the following conflicts: JAS is a member of the PLoS Medicine Editorial Board. TB, DEB, and SH received a grant from the World Bank Global HIV/AIDS program through the Economics Reference Group for the initial development of the BBH model.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JWE JAS BGW TBH. Performed the experiments: JWE LFJ TB EB AB DEB VC CF JACH SH DJK EFL ANP CP JS EW. Analyzed the data: JWE. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: JWE. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: JWE LFJ JAS TB EB AB DEB VC CF JACH SH DJK EFL ANP CP JS EAW BGW TBH. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: JWE LFJ JAS TB EB AB DEB VC CF JACH SH DJK EFL ANP CP JS EAW BGW TBH. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: JWE LFJ JAS TB EB AB DEB VC CF JACH SH DJK EFL AP CP JS EAW BGW TBH.