About the Authors

James D. Tamerius

jt2684@columbia.edu

Affiliations Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America, Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Jeffrey Shaman

Affiliations Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America, Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Wladmir J. Alonso

Affiliation Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Kimberly Bloom-Feshbach

Affiliation Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

Christopher K. Uejio

Affiliation Department of Geography, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, United States of America

Andrew Comrie

Affiliation School of Geography and Development, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America

Cécile Viboud

Affiliation Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JDT CV JS WJA AC KBF. Performed the experiments: JDT. Analyzed the data: JDT CV JS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JDT KBF CV JS CKU. Wrote the paper: JDT CV JS WJA AC.