About the Authors

Asad Ali

asad.ali@aku.edu

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

Abdul Momin Kazi

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

Margaret M. Cortese

Affiliation Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Jessica A. Fleming

Affiliation Vaccine Access and Delivery, Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), Seattle, WA, United States of America

SungSil Moon

Affiliation Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Umesh D. Parashar

Affiliation Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Baoming Jiang

Affiliation Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Monica M. McNeal

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, United States of America

Duncan Steele

Current address: The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA, United States of America

Affiliation Vaccine Access and Delivery, Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), Seattle, WA, United States of America

Zulfiqar Bhutta

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

Anita K. M. Zaidi

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AA AMK MC JF UP DS ZB AZ. Performed the experiments: AA AMK SM BJ MM. Analyzed the data: AA AMK MC JF SM BJ MM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AA AMK MC JF SM BJ MM DS. Wrote the paper: AA AMK MC JF SM UP BJ MM DS ZB AZ.