About the Authors

Manish Kakkar

Contributed equally to this work with: Manish Kakkar, Sanjay Chaturvedi, Vijay Kumar Saxena, Tapan N. Dhole, Ashok Kumar, Elizabeth T. Rogawski, Syed Abbas, Vidya V. Venkataramanan, Pranab Chatterjee

manish.kakkar@phfi.org

Affiliation Public Health Foundation of India, Gurgaon, Haryana, India

Sanjay Chaturvedi

Contributed equally to this work with: Manish Kakkar, Sanjay Chaturvedi, Vijay Kumar Saxena, Tapan N. Dhole, Ashok Kumar, Elizabeth T. Rogawski, Syed Abbas, Vidya V. Venkataramanan, Pranab Chatterjee

Affiliation Department of Community Medicine, University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India

Vijay Kumar Saxena

Contributed equally to this work with: Manish Kakkar, Sanjay Chaturvedi, Vijay Kumar Saxena, Tapan N. Dhole, Ashok Kumar, Elizabeth T. Rogawski, Syed Abbas, Vidya V. Venkataramanan, Pranab Chatterjee

Affiliation Public Health Foundation of India, Gurgaon, Haryana, India

Tapan N. Dhole

Contributed equally to this work with: Manish Kakkar, Sanjay Chaturvedi, Vijay Kumar Saxena, Tapan N. Dhole, Ashok Kumar, Elizabeth T. Rogawski, Syed Abbas, Vidya V. Venkataramanan, Pranab Chatterjee

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Ashok Kumar

Contributed equally to this work with: Manish Kakkar, Sanjay Chaturvedi, Vijay Kumar Saxena, Tapan N. Dhole, Ashok Kumar, Elizabeth T. Rogawski, Syed Abbas, Vidya V. Venkataramanan, Pranab Chatterjee

Affiliation Department of Veterinary Public Health, Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India

Elizabeth T. Rogawski

Contributed equally to this work with: Manish Kakkar, Sanjay Chaturvedi, Vijay Kumar Saxena, Tapan N. Dhole, Ashok Kumar, Elizabeth T. Rogawski, Syed Abbas, Vidya V. Venkataramanan, Pranab Chatterjee

Affiliation Public Health Foundation of India, Gurgaon, Haryana, India

Syed Abbas

Contributed equally to this work with: Manish Kakkar, Sanjay Chaturvedi, Vijay Kumar Saxena, Tapan N. Dhole, Ashok Kumar, Elizabeth T. Rogawski, Syed Abbas, Vidya V. Venkataramanan, Pranab Chatterjee

Affiliation Public Health Foundation of India, Gurgaon, Haryana, India

Vidya V. Venkataramanan

Contributed equally to this work with: Manish Kakkar, Sanjay Chaturvedi, Vijay Kumar Saxena, Tapan N. Dhole, Ashok Kumar, Elizabeth T. Rogawski, Syed Abbas, Vidya V. Venkataramanan, Pranab Chatterjee

Affiliation Public Health Foundation of India, Gurgaon, Haryana, India

Pranab Chatterjee

Contributed equally to this work with: Manish Kakkar, Sanjay Chaturvedi, Vijay Kumar Saxena, Tapan N. Dhole, Ashok Kumar, Elizabeth T. Rogawski, Syed Abbas, Vidya V. Venkataramanan, Pranab Chatterjee

Affiliation Public Health Foundation of India, Gurgaon, Haryana, India

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: MK SC SA VKS TND AK VVV. Data curation: ETR PC. Formal analysis: ETR PC. Funding acquisition: MK. Investigation: SA TND. Methodology: MK. Project administration: SA. Resources: MK. Software: ETR PC. Supervision: MK. Validation: MK SC VKS TND AK. Writing – original draft: MK ETR PC. Writing – review & editing: MK SC VKS TND AK ETR SA VVV PC.