About the Authors

Dominic Wichmann, Gerd-Dieter Burchard
Sektion Infektiologie und Tropenmedizin, I. Medizinische Klinik, Universitätsklinikum Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany

Marcus Panning, Stefanie Kramme, Christian Drosten
Clinical Virology Group, Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Hamburg, Germany

Thomas Quack, Christoph Grevelding
Institute of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany

Corresponding Author

drosten@virology-bonn.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CG CD. Performed the experiments: DW MP TQ SK. Analyzed the data: DW MP CD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TQ GDB CG. Wrote the paper: DW CD.