About the Authors

Shweta Bansal
Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Shweta Bansal, Bryan Grenfell
Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Babak Pourbohloul
Division of Mathematical Modeling, British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Babak Pourbohloul
School of Population and Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Nathaniel Hupert
Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, United States of America

Nathaniel Hupert
Preparedness Modeling Unit, United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Bryan Grenfell
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America

Lauren Ancel Meyers
Section of Integrative Biology, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America

Lauren Ancel Meyers
Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States of America

Corresponding Author

shweta@sbansal.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LAM. Analyzed the data: SB. Wrote the paper: SB. Performed modeling and simulation: SB. Edited the manuscript: BP NH BTG LAM.