About the Authors

Mikael Jagan

Contributed equally to this work with: Mikael Jagan, Michelle S. deJonge

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Software, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Current address: Applied Mathematics, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Affiliations Department of Mathematics & Statistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, M.G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Michelle S. deJonge

Contributed equally to this work with: Mikael Jagan, Michelle S. deJonge

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Writing – original draft

Current address: Integrated Decision Support, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Affiliation Department of Mathematics & Statistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Olga Krylova

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Methodology

Current address: Advanced Analytics, Canadian Institute for Health Information, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Affiliation Department of Mathematics & Statistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

David J. D. Earn

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

earn@math.mcmaster.ca

Affiliations Department of Mathematics & Statistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, M.G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.