About the Authors

Peter J. Hotez

hotez@bcm.edu

Affiliations Sabin Vaccine Institute and Texas Children’s Hospital Center for Vaccine Development (Sabin Vaccine Institute Product Development Partnership), National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Department of Biology, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, United States of America, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Rice University, Waco, Texas, United States of America, Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs, The Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States of America, Scientific Advisory Council, The Immunization Partnership, Houston, Texas, United States of America

ORCID http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8770-1042

Competing Interests

In his role as President, PJH heads the Sabin Vaccine Institute Product Development Partnership, which receives no industry funding.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: PJH. Visualization: PJH. Writing – original draft: PJH. Writing – review & editing: PJH.