About the Authors

Stuart Gilmour

sgilmour@m.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Affiliation Department of Global Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Shoji Miyagawa

Affiliation Infectious Diseases Information Surveillance Office, Tuberculosis and Infectious Diseases Control Division, Health Bureau, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, Tokyo, Japan

Fumiko Kasuga

Affiliation Division of Safety Information on Drug, Food and Chemicals, National Institute of Health Sciences, Tokyo, Japan

Kenji Shibuya

Affiliation Department of Global Health Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SG SM FK KS. Performed the experiments: SG SM FK. Analyzed the data: SG SM FK KS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SG SM FK KS. Wrote the paper: SG SM.