About the Authors

Hagai Levine, Ran D. Balicer, Salman Zarka, Tamar Sela, Vladislav Rozhavski, Raid Kayouf, Ruhama Ambar
Medical Corps, Israel Defence Force, Tel HaShomer, Israel

Hagai Levine
Braun Hebrew University-Hadassah School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel

Ran D. Balicer, Nurith Porat, Ron Dagan
Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel

Salman Zarka
School of Public Health, Haifa University, Haifa, Israel

Daniel Cohen
School of Public Health, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Ron Dagan
Pediatric Infectious Disease Unit, Soroka University Medical Center, Beer-Sheva, Israel

Corresponding Author

hlevine@hadassah.org.il

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HL RDB RD. Performed the experiments: HL RDB SZ TS RK RA NP. Analyzed the data: HL RDB VR DC RD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NP TS RA. Wrote the paper: HL.