About the Authors

Jennifer J. Palmer

jennifer.palmer@lshtm.ac.uk

Affiliation Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Elizeous I. Surur

Affiliation Medical Emergency Relief International, Nimule, South Sudan

Garang W. Goch

Affiliation Medical Emergency Relief International, Nimule, South Sudan

Mangar A. Mayen

Affiliation Medical Emergency Relief International, Nimule, South Sudan

Andreas K. Lindner

Affiliation Medical Mission Institute, Department of Tropical Medicine, Würzburg, Germany

Anne Pittet

Affiliation Département Médico-Chirurgical de Pédiatrie, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland

Serena Kasparian

Affiliation Médecins sans frontiers, Montréal, Canada

Francesco Checchi

Affiliation Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Christopher J. M. Whitty

Affiliation Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Created template algorithm in R: FC. Wrote first draft: JJP. Wrote redraft: EIS GWG MAM AKL AP SK FC CJMW. Conceived and designed the experiments: JJP EIS FC CJMW. Performed the experiments: JJP EIS GWG MAM AKL AP SK. Analyzed the data: JJP EIS AKL AP SK FC CJMW.