About the Authors

Benedikt Ley

ley.benedikt@gmail.com

Affiliations Translational Research Division, International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea, Biocenter, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Ahmed M. Khatib

Affiliation Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Zanzibar, Tanzania

Kamala Thriemer

Affiliation Translational Research Division, International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

Lorenz von Seidlein

Affiliation Global Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Casuarina, Australia

Jacqueline Deen

Affiliation Global Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Casuarina, Australia

Asish Mukhopadyay

Affiliation National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata, India

Na-Yoon Chang

Affiliation Translational Research Division, International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

Ramadhan Hashim

Affiliation Translational Research Division, International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

Wolfgang Schmied

Affiliation Translational Research Division, International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

Clara J-L. Busch

Affiliation Institute of Molecular Biotechnology, Vienna, Austria

Rita Reyburn

Affiliation Translational Research Division, International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

Thomas Wierzba

Affiliation Translational Research Division, International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

John D. Clemens

Affiliation Translational Research Division, International Vaccine Institute, Seoul, Korea

Harald Wilfing

Affiliation Biocenter, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Godwin Enwere

Affiliation World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Theresa Aguado

Affiliation World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Mohammad S. Jiddawi

Affiliation Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Zanzibar, Tanzania

David Sack

Affiliation John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Said M. Ali

Affiliations Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Zanzibar, Tanzania, Public Health Laboratory (Pemba) – Ivo de Carneri, Chake Chake, Tanzania

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LVS JD DS. Performed the experiments: BL KT WS CJB. Analyzed the data: BL KT LVS JD NYC RH DS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AM SMA. Wrote the paper: BL KT. Provided significant scientific support: AMK. Provided scientific support: LVS JD AM TW JC HW GE TA MSJ DS SMA. Collected data: RR.