Funding for this research was provided by:
UWI CRPF (CRP.5.APR15.30)
UWI RDI (26607)
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (R01 AI119056)
Received: 28 March 2022
Accepted: 26 September 2022
First Online: 29 October 2022
: All volunteers gave written informed consent for research use of blood samples for the study, as approved by The University of the West Indies (UWI), St. Augustine Campus Ethics Committee (ref: CEC 001/11/14) and the University of San Francisco (UCSF) Institutional Review Board (Study # 15-16008).
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.