About the Authors

Esther M. Ellis

Current address: United States Virgin Islands Department of Health, St. Croix, United States Virgin Islands

Affiliation Dengue Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico

John C. Neatherlin

Affiliation Division of Global Health Protection, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nairobi, Kenya

Mark Delorey

Affiliation Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

Melvin Ochieng

Affiliation Division of Global Health Protection, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nairobi, Kenya

Abdinoor Haji Mohamed

Affiliation Center for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya

Daniel Ondari Mogeni

Affiliation Center for Global Health Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya

Elizabeth Hunsperger

Affiliation Dengue Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Shem Patta

Affiliation Ministry of Health, Mombasa, Kenya

Stella Gikunju

Affiliation Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States of America

Lilian Waiboic

Affiliation Division of Global Health Protection, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nairobi, Kenya

Barry Fields

Affiliation Division of Global Health Protection, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nairobi, Kenya

Victor Ofula

Affiliation Centre for Virus Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya

Samson Limbaso Konongoi

Affiliation Centre for Virus Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya

Brenda Torres-Velasquez

Affiliation Dengue Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Nina Marano

Affiliation Division of Global Health Protection, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nairobi, Kenya

Rosemary Sang

Affiliation Centre for Virus Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya

Harold S. Margolis

hsm1@cdc.gov

Affiliation Dengue Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Joel M. Montgomery

Affiliation Division of Global Health Protection, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Nairobi, Kenya

Kay M. Tomashek

Affiliation Dengue Branch, Division of Vector-Borne Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EME JCN MD AHM NM HSM JMM KMT. Performed the experiments: EME JCN MO AHM DOM EH SP SG LW BF VO SLK NM RS. Analyzed the data: EME MD EH BF KMT BTV. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JCN MD EH BF RS HSM JMM KMT. Wrote the paper: EME JCN MD EH BF NM RS HSM JMM KMT.