About the Authors

Cristina Domingo

Affiliation Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany

Matthias Niedrig

Affiliation Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany

Anette Teichmann

Affiliation Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany

Marco Kaiser

Affiliation Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany

Leonid Rumer

Affiliation Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany

Richard G. Jarman

Affiliation United States Army Medical Component of the Armed Forces Research Institute of the Medical Sciences (USAMC-AFRIMS), Bangkok, Thailand

Oliver Donoso-Mantke

donosoo@rki.de

Affiliation Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CD MN ODM. Performed the experiments: CD AT MK. Analyzed the data: CD MN LR ODM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MK RGJ. Wrote the paper: CD. Critically revised the manuscript: ODM MK LR. Critically reviewed the manuscript: MN RGJ.