About the Authors

Danny A. Asogun, Donatus I. Adomeh, Jacqueline Ehimuan, Ikponmwonsa Odia, Philomena E. Ehiane, Veritas E. Ifeh, Eghosasere A. Uyigue, Yemisi T. Oladapo, Ekene B. Muoebonam, Osagie Osunde
Institute of Lassa Fever Research and Control, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Edo State, Nigeria

Meike Hass, Martin Gabriel, Stephan Ölschläger, Beate Becker-Ziaja, Stephan Günther
Department of Virology, Bernhard-Nocht-Institute for Tropical Medicine, Hamburg, Germany

Onikepe Folarin, Christian T. Happi
Malaria Research Laboratories, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria

Eric Phelan, Stephen Gire, Kristian Andersen, Pardis C. Sabeti
Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Eric Phelan, Stephen Gire, Kristian Andersen, Pardis C. Sabeti
Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Andrew Dongo
Accident and Emergency Unit, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Edo State, Nigeria

Peter O. Okokhere
Department of Medicine, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Edo State, Nigeria

Sylvanus A. Okogbenin, Mojeed Momoh
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Edo State, Nigeria

Sylvester O. Alikah, Odigie C. Akhuemokhan, George O. Akpede
Department of Pediatrics, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Edo State, Nigeria

Peter Imomeh
Department of Family Medicine, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Edo State, Nigeria

Maxy A. C. Odike
Department of Clinical Pathology, Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Edo State, Nigeria

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DAA MH SÖ AD POO SAO MM PCS CTH GOA SG. Performed the experiments: DIA JE IO BB-Z PEE VEI EAU YTO EBM OO AD POO SAO SOA OCA PI MACO GOA. Analyzed the data: DAA DIA JE IO MH MG SÖ SG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MH MG SÖ BB-Z OF EP SG KA PCS CTH SG. Wrote the paper: DAA SG.