About the Authors

Tiffany L. Bogich

tbogich@princeton.edu (TB); John.Brownstein@childrens.harvard.edu (JB)

Affiliations Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America, Princeton University, Dept of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America, EcoHealth Alliance, New York, New York, United States of America

Rumi Chunara

Affiliations Children's Hospital Informatics Program, Division of Emergency Medicine, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Harvard Medical School, Department of Pediatrics, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

David Scales

Affiliations Children's Hospital Informatics Program, Division of Emergency Medicine, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Harvard Medical School, Department of Pediatrics, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Emily Chan

Affiliations Children's Hospital Informatics Program, Division of Emergency Medicine, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Harvard Medical School, Department of Pediatrics, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Laura C. Pinheiro

Affiliations Children's Hospital Informatics Program, Division of Emergency Medicine, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Harvard Medical School, Department of Pediatrics, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Aleksei A. Chmura

Affiliation EcoHealth Alliance, New York, New York, United States of America

Dennis Carroll

Affiliation Global Health Program, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Washington (D.C.), United States of America

Peter Daszak

Affiliation EcoHealth Alliance, New York, New York, United States of America

John S. Brownstein

tbogich@princeton.edu (TB); John.Brownstein@childrens.harvard.edu (JB)

Affiliations Children's Hospital Informatics Program, Division of Emergency Medicine, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Harvard Medical School, Department of Pediatrics, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

DC is the director of USAID's Avian Influenza and Other Emerging Threats Unit. All other authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: TLB RC EC DS LP. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: TLB. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: TLB RC DS EC LP AC DC PD JSB. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: TLB RC DS EC LP AC DC PD JSB. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: TLB RC DS EC LP AC DC PD JSB.