About the Authors

Carlos Franco-Paredes

cfranco@sph.emory.edu

Affiliations Hospital Infantil de México, Federico Gómez, México, D.F., México, Department of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Maria Elena Bottazzi

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

Peter J. Hotez

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

Competing Interests

PJH is a co-founder of the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases and President of the Sabin Vaccine Institute. PJH is also Editor-in-Chief of PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases.