About the Authors

Pere P. Simarro, José R. Franco, Jean G. Jannin
Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, Innovative and Intensified Disease Management, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Giuliano Cecchi, Massimo Paone, Raffaele C. Mattioli
Animal Production and Health Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy

Abdoulaye Diarra
Regional Office for Africa, World Health Organization, Brazzaville, Congo

José Antonio Ruiz-Postigo
Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, World Health Organization, Cairo, Egypt

Eric M. Fèvre
Centre for Immunity, Infection and Evolution, Institute of Immunology and Infection Research, School of Biological Sciences, Ashworth Laboratories, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

simarrop@who.int

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PPS GC. Performed the experiments: PPS GC JRF MP. Analyzed the data: PPS GC JRF MP AD JARP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PPS GC JRF MP EMF. Wrote the paper: PPS GC JRF MP AD JARP EMF RCM JGJ.