About the Authors

Peter J. Hotez

hotez@bcm.edu

Affiliations Sabin Vaccine Institute – Texas Children's Hospital – Baylor College of Medicine Center for Vaccine Development, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Departments of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology & Microbiology, and National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Texas, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist. Peter J. Hotez, MD, PhD, is Co-Editor-in-Chief of PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. He is Texas Children's Hospital Endowed Chair of Tropical Pediatrics, President, Sabin Vaccine Institute - Texas Children's Hospital Baylor College of Medicine Center for Vaccine Development, and Dean, National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine.