About the Authors

Peter J. Hotez

mtmpjh@gwumc.edu or photez@gwu.edu (PJH); a.fenwick@imperial.ac.uk (AF); e.f.kjetland@medisin.uio.no (EFK)

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

Alan Fenwick

mtmpjh@gwumc.edu or photez@gwu.edu (PJH); a.fenwick@imperial.ac.uk (AF); e.f.kjetland@medisin.uio.no (EFK)

Affiliation Schistosomiasis Control Initiative, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Eyrun F. Kjetland

mtmpjh@gwumc.edu or photez@gwu.edu (PJH); a.fenwick@imperial.ac.uk (AF); e.f.kjetland@medisin.uio.no (EFK)

Affiliations Centre for Imported and Tropical Diseases, Department of Infectious Diseases Ullevaal, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway

Competing Interests

PJH and AF are Co-Founders of the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Disease Control, and PJH is an inventor on two international patents on hookworm vaccines. AF is Director of the Schistosomiasis Control Initiative.