About the Authors

Li-Qun Fang, Yan-Li Li, Wen-Yi Zhang, Quan Qian, Ya-Pin Li, Lan Wei, Hong Yang, Wu-Chun Cao
State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, China

Xian-Jun Wang, Shao-Xia Song, Zhi-Qiang Wang
Shandong Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Jinan, China

Song Liang
College of Public Health, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America

Corresponding Author


Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LQF XJW SL WCC. Analyzed the data: LQF XJW SL YLL SXS WYZ QQ YPL LW ZQW HY WCC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LQF XJW YLL SXS WYZ QQ YPL LW ZQW HY. Wrote the paper: LQF XJW SL WCC.