About the Authors

Thomas W Geisbert

Contributed equally to this work with: Thomas W Geisbert, Steven Jones

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: tom.geisbert@amedd.army.mil

Affiliations Virology Division, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, United States of America, Department of Pathology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Steven Jones

Contributed equally to this work with: Thomas W Geisbert, Steven Jones

Affiliations Special Pathogens Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Department of Immunology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Elizabeth A Fritz

Affiliation Virology Division, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, United States of America

Amy C Shurtleff

Affiliation Virology Division, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, United States of America

Joan B Geisbert

Affiliation Virology Division, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, United States of America

Ryan Liebscher

Affiliation Special Pathogens Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Allen Grolla

Affiliation Special Pathogens Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Ute Ströher

Affiliations Special Pathogens Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Lisa Fernando

Affiliation Special Pathogens Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Kathleen M Daddario

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Mary C Guttieri

Affiliation Virology Division, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, United States of America

Bianca R Mothé

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, San Marcos, California, United States of America

Tom Larsen

Affiliation Pathology Division, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, United States of America

Lisa E Hensley

Affiliation Virology Division, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, United States of America

Peter B Jahrling

Affiliation Headquarters, United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, United States of America

Heinz Feldmann

Affiliations Special Pathogens Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Please see acknowledgements section