About the Authors

Gilda Grard, Eric M. Leroy
Centre International de Recherches Médicales de Franceville (CIRMF), Franceville, Gabon

Jan Felix Drexler, Christian Drosten
Institute of Virology, University of Bonn Medical Centre, Bonn, Germany

Joseph Fair, Nathan D. Wolfe
Global Viral Forecasting, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Jean-Jacques Muyembe
Institut National de Recherche Biomédicale, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Nathan D. Wolfe
Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Eric M. Leroy
Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), UMR 224 (MIVEGEC), IRD/CNRS/UM1, Montpellier, France

Corresponding Author

gildagrard@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GG EML. Performed the experiments: GG. Analyzed the data: GG JFD CD EML. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: J-JM JFD CD. Wrote the paper: GG EML JFD CD JF NDW.