About the Authors

Allen Grolla, Steven M. Jones, Lisa Fernando, James E. Strong, Ute Ströher, Heinz Feldmann
Special Pathogens Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Steven M. Jones, James E. Strong, Ute Ströher, Heinz Feldmann
Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Steven M. Jones
Department of Immunology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

James E. Strong
Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Peggy Möller
Institut für Virologie, Philipps-Universität, Marburg, Hessen, Germany

Janusz T. Paweska, Felicity Burt
Special Pathogens Unit, National Institute for Communicable Diseases of the National Health Laboratory Service, Sandringham, South Africa

Pedro Pablo Palma
Médecins Sans Frontières, Barcelona, Spain

Armand Sprecher
Médecins Sans Frontières, Brussels, Belgium

Pierre Formenty, Cathy Roth
World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Corresponding Author

feldmannh@niaid.nih.gov

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AG JES HF. Performed the experiments: AG SMJ LF JES US PM JTP FB PPP AS PF CR HF. Analyzed the data: AG SMJ LF JES US PM JTP FB PPP AS PF CR HF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AG SMJ LF JES US PM JTP FB PPP AS PF CR HF. Wrote the paper: AG LF JES AS PF CR HF.