About the Authors

Carlos Franco-Paredes


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

Albert I. Ko

Affiliations Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, United States of America

Serap Aksoy

Affiliation Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, 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 and SA are Co-Editors-in-Chief and AIK is Deputy Editor of PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases.