About the Authors

Hiam Chemaitelly

hsc2001@qatar-med.cornell.edu

Affiliation Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group, Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar, Cornell University, Qatar Foundation, Education City, Doha, Qatar

Karima Chaabna

Affiliations Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group, Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar, Cornell University, Qatar Foundation, Education City, Doha, Qatar, Department of Healthcare Policy & Research, Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, New York, New York, United States of America

Laith J. Abu-Raddad

Affiliations Infectious Disease Epidemiology Group, Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar, Cornell University, Qatar Foundation, Education City, Doha, Qatar, Department of Healthcare Policy & Research, Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University, New York, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LJA-R. Analyzed the data: HC KC. Wrote the paper: HC LJA-R.