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Preventing Pandemics Via International Development: A Systems Approach

  • Tiffany L. Bogich mail,

    tbogich@princeton.edu (TB); John.Brownstein@childrens.harvard.edu (JB)

    Affiliations: Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America, Princeton University, Dept of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America, EcoHealth Alliance, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Rumi Chunara,

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

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  • David Scales,

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

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  • Emily Chan,

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

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  • Laura C. Pinheiro,

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

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  • Aleksei A. Chmura,

    Affiliation: EcoHealth Alliance, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Dennis Carroll,

    Affiliation: Global Health Program, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Washington (D.C.), United States of America

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  • Peter Daszak,

    Affiliation: EcoHealth Alliance, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • John S. Brownstein mail

    tbogich@princeton.edu (TB); John.Brownstein@childrens.harvard.edu (JB)

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

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  • Published: December 11, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001354

About the Authors

Tiffany L. Bogich
Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
Tiffany L. Bogich
Princeton University, Dept of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America
Tiffany L. Bogich, Aleksei A. Chmura, Peter Daszak
EcoHealth Alliance, New York, New York, United States of America
Rumi Chunara, David Scales, Emily Chan, Laura C. Pinheiro, John S. Brownstein
Children's Hospital Informatics Program, Division of Emergency Medicine, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Rumi Chunara, David Scales, Emily Chan, Laura C. Pinheiro, John S. Brownstein
Harvard Medical School, Department of Pediatrics, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Dennis Carroll
Global Health Program, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Washington (D.C.), United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

DC is the director of USAID's Avian Influenza and Other Emerging Threats Unit. All other authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: TLB RC EC DS LP. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: TLB. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: TLB RC DS EC LP AC DC PD JSB. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: TLB RC DS EC LP AC DC PD JSB. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: TLB RC DS EC LP AC DC PD JSB.