About the Authors

Thomas W. Geisbert

geisbert@bu.edu

Affiliations National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Microbiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Pathology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America, Integrated Research Facility at Fort Detrick, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America, Virology Division, BIOQUAL, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Kathleen M. Daddario-DiCaprio

Affiliations National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Pathology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America, Virology Division, BIOQUAL, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Mark G. Lewis

Affiliation BIOQUAL, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Joan B. Geisbert

Affiliations National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Virology Division, BIOQUAL, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Allen Grolla

Affiliation BIOQUAL, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Anders Leung

Affiliation Special Pathogens Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Jason Paragas

Affiliation Emerging Viral Pathogens Section, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Lennox Matthias

Affiliation BIOQUAL, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Mark A. Smith

Affiliation Pathology Division, U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fort Detrick, Maryland, United States of America

Steven M. Jones

Affiliations Special Pathogens Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Department of Immunology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Lisa E. Hensley

Affiliation Virology Division, BIOQUAL, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Heinz Feldmann

Address Current address: Laboratory of Virology, Division of Intramural Research, National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Rocky Mountain Laboratories, Hamilton, Montana, United States of America

Affiliations Special Pathogens Program, National Microbiology Laboratory, Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Peter B. Jahrling

Affiliations Integrated Research Facility at Fort Detrick, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America, Emerging Viral Pathogens Section, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TWG HF PBJ. Performed the experiments: TWG KMDD MGL JBG AG AL LM LEH HF. Analyzed the data: TWG KMDD MGL JBG AG JP MAS SMJ LEH HF PBJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TWG SMJ LEH HF PBJ. Wrote the paper: TWG KMDD MGL HF.