About the Authors

Peter J. Hotez

mtmpjh@gwumc.edu or photez@gwu.edu (PJH); a.daar@utoronto.ca (ASD)

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, The George Washington University and Sabin Vaccine Institute, Washington, D.C., United States of America

Abdallah S. Daar

mtmpjh@gwumc.edu or photez@gwu.edu (PJH); a.daar@utoronto.ca (ASD)

Affiliation Program on Life Sciences, Ethics and Policy, McLaughlin-Rotman Centre for Global Health, University Health Network and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Competing Interests

ASD declares no competing interests. PJH is Executive Director of the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Disease Control and President of the Sabin Vaccine Institute. He is an inventor on two international patents on hookworm vaccines.