About the Authors

Hugo C. Turner

Affiliation Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, Norfolk Place, London, United Kingdom

Thomas S. Churcher

Affiliation Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, Norfolk Place, London, United Kingdom

Martin Walker

Affiliation Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, Norfolk Place, London, United Kingdom

Mike Y. Osei-Atweneboana

Affiliation Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Water Research Institute, Department of Environmental Biology and Health, Accra, Ghana

Roger K. Prichard

Affiliation Institute of Parasitology, Centre for Host–Parasite Interactions, McGill University, Sainte Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, Canada

María-Gloria Basáñez

m.basanez@imperial.ac.uk

Affiliation Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, Norfolk Place, London, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conducted the modelling: HCT. Advised on the modelling and commented on the manuscript for intellectual input: TSC MW MGB. Conceived the study: MGB. Read and approved the final, submitted version of the manuscript: HCT TSC MW MYOA RKP MGB. Wrote the paper: HCT TSC MW MGB.