About the Authors
- Brian S. Finkelman, Matthew J. Ferrari, Nita Bharti, Bryan T. Grenfell
- Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, Department of Biology, Eberly College of Science, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States of America
- Cécile Viboud, Bryan T. Grenfell
- Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America
- Katia Koelle
- Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: BG KK CV BF. Analyzed the data: BG KK CV MF BF NB. Wrote the paper: BG CV BF. Other: Provided assistance in statistical analysis: MF. Provided assistance in selection of data sets used: NB. Provided assistance in data analysis: NB. Provided assistance in editorial feedback: NB MF. Suggested and provided feedback on subtype synchrony and periodicity analyses: KK.