About the Authors

Rachel M. Lee

Contributed equally to this work with: Rachel M. Lee, Laura B. Moore

Affiliation Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Laura B. Moore

Contributed equally to this work with: Rachel M. Lee, Laura B. Moore

Affiliation James A. Baker Institute of Public Policy, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Maria Elena Bottazzi

Affiliations Departments of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Molecular Virology and Microbiology, National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Sabin Vaccine Institute and Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Peter J. Hotez

hotez@bcm.edu

Affiliations Departments of Medicine, Pediatrics, and Molecular Virology and Microbiology, National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Sabin Vaccine Institute and Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: RML LBM MEB PJH. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: PJH RML LBM. Reviewed and finalized the manuscript: RML LBM MEB PJH.