About the Authors

Simon-Djamel Thiberville, Xavier de Lamballerie
UMR 190, Emergence des Pathologies Virales, Aix-Marseille Univ-IRD-EHESP French School of Public Health, University Hospital Institute for Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine, Marseille, France

Simon-Djamel Thiberville
Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine, AP-HM CHU Nord, University Hospital Institute for Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine, Marseille, France

Veronique Boisson
Department of Medical Intensive Care, CHU South Site, Saint Pierre, Reunion, France

Jean Gaudart
Aix-Marseille Univ, UMR192, SESSTIM (AMU, IRD, INSERM), Marseille, France

Fabrice Simon
Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Laveran Military Teaching Hospital, Marseille, France

Antoine Flahault
EHESP French School of Public Health, Rennes-Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris, France

Corresponding Author

djamt@yahoo.fr

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SDT XDL AF. Performed the experiments: SDT VB. Analyzed the data: SDT XDL JG FS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SDT XDL VB AF. Wrote the paper: SDT XDL.