About the Authors

Peter W. Gething

peter.gething@zoo.ox.ac.uk

Affiliation Spatial Ecology and Epidemiology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Andrew J. Tatem

Affiliations Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America, Department of Geography, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America, 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

Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: PWG AJT. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: PWG AJT. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: PWG AJT. Agree with manuscript′s results and conclusions: PWG AJT.