About the Authors

Jennifer A. Pereira

jennifer.pereira@oahpp.ca

Affiliation Public Health Ontario, Toronto, Canada

Susan Quach

Affiliation Public Health Ontario, Toronto, Canada

Huy Hao Dao

Affiliation Département des sciences de la santé communautaire, Université de Sherbrooke, Longueuil, Canada

Jeffrey C. Kwong

Affiliations Public Health Ontario, Toronto, Canada, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Canada, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada

Shelley L. Deeks

Affiliations Public Health Ontario, Toronto, Canada, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Natasha S. Crowcroft

Affiliations Public Health Ontario, Toronto, Canada, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Sherman D. Quan

Affiliation University Health Network, Toronto, Canada

Maryse Guay

Affiliations Département des sciences de la santé communautaire, Université de Sherbrooke, Longueuil, Canada, Institut national de santé publique du Québec, Longueuil, Canada, Centre de recherche de l’Hôpital Charles LeMoyne, Longueuil, Canada

On behalf of the Public Health Agency of Canada/Canadian Institutes of Health Research Influenza Research Network (PCIRN) Program Delivery, Evaluation Group

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JAP S. Quach HHD JCK SLD NSC S. Quan MG. Performed the experiments: JAP S. Quach HHD MG. Analyzed the data: JAP S. Quach. Wrote the paper: JAP S. Quach HHD JCK SLD NSC S. Quan MG.