About the Authors

Roy M. Anderson

roy.anderson@imperial.ac.uk (RMA); d.hollingsworth@imperial.ac.uk (TDH)

Affiliation London Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

James E. Truscott

Affiliation Partnership for Child Development, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Rachel L. Pullan

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

Simon J. Brooker

Affiliations Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom, Kenya Medical Research Institute–Wellcome Trust Research Programme, Nairobi, Kenya

T. Deirdre Hollingsworth

roy.anderson@imperial.ac.uk (RMA); d.hollingsworth@imperial.ac.uk (TDH)

Affiliation MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

Roy M. Anderson is non-executive member of the board of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). GlaxoSmithKline provided no financial support for the work and played no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RMA JET TDH. Performed the experiments: RMA JET TDH. Analyzed the data: RMA JET TDH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RMA JET TDH. Wrote the paper: RMA JET RLP SJB TDH.