About the Authors
- Simon Cauchemez, Neil M. Ferguson
- MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
- Scott Epperson, Matthew Biggerstaff, David Swerdlow, Lyn Finelli
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America
SC received consulting fees from Sanofi Pasteur MSD for a project on the modelling of varicella zoster virus transmission. The authors declare no other competing interests.
Conceived and designed the experiments: SC SE MB DS LF NMF. Performed the experiments: SC SE MB LF. Analyzed the data: SC SE MB. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: SC. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: SC SE MB DS LF NMF. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: SC SE MB DS LF NMF. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: SC SE MB DS LF NMF.