About the Authors

Isobel M. Blake, María-Gloria Basáñez, Manoj Gambhir, Nicholas C. Grassly
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Matthew J. Burton, Anthony W. Solomon, Robin L. Bailey, David C. W. Mabey
Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Sheila K. West
Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Nicholas C. Grassly
MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

isobel.blake02@imperial.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: IMB MJB AWS SKW MGB MG RLB DCWM NCG. Performed the experiments: MJB AWS SKW RLB DCWM. Analyzed the data: IMB NCG. Wrote the paper: IMB.