About the Authors

Michelle Mendenhall

Affiliation Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, United States of America

Andrew Russell

Affiliation Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, United States of America

Donald F. Smee

Affiliation Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, United States of America

Jeffery O. Hall

Affiliation Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, United States of America

Ramona Skirpstunas

Affiliations Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, United States of America, Department of Agriculture and Food, State of Utah, Logan, Utah, United States of America

Yousuke Furuta

Affiliation Research Laboratories, Toyama Chemical Company, Ltd., Toyama, Japan

Brian B. Gowen

brian.gowen@usu.edu

Affiliation Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, United States of America

Competing Interests

YF is employed by the Toyama Chemical Co., Ltd., the manufacturer of favipiravir.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BBG JOH YF. Performed the experiments: MM AR BBG. Analyzed the data: BBG MM DFS JOH RS YF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YF DFS RS. Wrote the paper: MM BBG.