Funding for this research was provided by:
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (OPP1034596)
MIDRP (Core Funding FCC)
Received: 1 April 2019
Accepted: 18 May 2019
First Online: 29 May 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The IMRAS study protocol was approved by the NMRC IRB, the MAL27 study protocol was approved by the WRAIR IRB in compliance with all applicable federal regulations governing the protection of human subjects. The MAL27 sample use was reviewed by the WRAIR Human Subjects’ Protection Branch which determined that the research does not involve human subjects (NHSR protocol WRAIR#2142) as the samples used were de-identified and no link between samples and subjects exists.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.