About the Authors

Nicholas G. Reich

nick@umass.edu

Affiliation Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts—Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States of America

Stephen A. Lauer

Affiliation Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts—Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States of America

Krzysztof Sakrejda

Affiliation Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts—Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States of America

Sopon Iamsirithaworn

Affiliation Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Bangkok, Thailand

Soawapak Hinjoy

Affiliation Bureau of Epidemiology, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Bangkok, Thailand

Paphanij Suangtho

Affiliation Bureau of Epidemiology, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Bangkok, Thailand

Suthanun Suthachana

Affiliation Bureau of Epidemiology, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Bangkok, Thailand

Hannah E. Clapham

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Henrik Salje

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Derek A. T. Cummings

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, Emerging Pathogens Institute, Department of Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Justin Lessler

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NGR SAL KS SI HEC HS DATC JL. Performed the experiments: NGR SAL KS JL. Analyzed the data: NGR SAL KS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SI SH PS SS. Wrote the paper: NGR SAL KS JL. Supervised the surveillance activities and data management in Thailand: SI SH. Prepared and managed the data: KS PS SS.