About the Authors

Qingyu Yuan

Contributed equally to this work with: Qingyu Yuan, Elaine O. Nsoesie

Qingyu.Yuan@childrens.harvard.edu

Affiliations Management School, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, Children's Hospital Informatics Program, Division of Emergency Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Elaine O. Nsoesie

Contributed equally to this work with: Qingyu Yuan, Elaine O. Nsoesie

Affiliations Children's Hospital Informatics Program, Division of Emergency Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Network Dynamics and Simulation Science Laboratory, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Tech, Virginia, United States of America

Benfu Lv

Affiliation Management School, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Geng Peng

Affiliation Management School, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Rumi Chunara

Affiliations Children's Hospital Informatics Program, Division of Emergency Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

John S. Brownstein

Affiliations Children's Hospital Informatics Program, Division of Emergency Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JSB QY. Analyzed the data: QY. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GP BL. Wrote the paper: QY EON. Developed and evaluated the model: QY EON. Edited and revised the manuscript: JSB QY EON RC.