About the Authors

Fabienne Krauer

Affiliation Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland

ORCID http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8341-4011

Maurane Riesen

Affiliation Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland

ORCID http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3460-1758

Ludovic Reveiz

Affiliation Pan American Health Organization, Washington DC, United States of America

Olufemi T. Oladapo

Affiliation UNDP/UNFPA/UNICEF/WHO/World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction (HRP), Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Ruth Martínez-Vega

Affiliation Escuela de Microbiologia, Universidad Industrial de Santander, Santander, Colombia

Teegwendé V. Porgo

Affiliations UNDP/UNFPA/UNICEF/WHO/World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction (HRP), Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, Department of Social and Preventative Medicine, Laval University, Québec, Canada

ORCID http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0298-0711

Anina Haefliger

Affiliation Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland

Nathalie J. Broutet

Affiliation UNDP/UNFPA/UNICEF/WHO/World Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction (HRP), Department of Reproductive Health and Research, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

ORCID http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3665-4861

Nicola Low

nicola.low@ispm.unibe.ch

Affiliation Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland

ORCID http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4817-8986

WHO Zika Causality Working Group

Membership of the WHO Zika Causality Working Group is provided in the Acknowledgments.

Competing Interests

I have read the journal's policy and the authors of this manuscript have the following competing interests: NL receives a stipend as a specialty consulting editor for PLOS Medicine and serves on the journal's editorial board. FK and MR received salary support from WHO and/or SNSF to conduct the work. RMV was a consultant of PAHO. All other authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: NL FK MR LR OTO NJB. Data curation: FK MR AH. Formal analysis: FK. Funding acquisition: NL. Investigation: NL FK MR LR RMV TVP AH. Methodology: NL FK MR LR OTO NJB. Project administration: FK NL NJB. Supervision: NL NJB LR. Visualization: FK MR NL. Writing – original draft: FK NL LR OTO NJB. Writing – review & editing: FK MR LR OTO TVP RMV AH NJB NL.