About the Authors

Jonathan S. Towner

Affiliation Special Pathogens Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Brian R. Amman

Affiliation Special Pathogens Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Tara K. Sealy

Affiliation Special Pathogens Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Serena A. Reeder Carroll

Affiliation Special Pathogens Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

James A. Comer

Affiliation Special Pathogens Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Alan Kemp

Affiliation National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Special Pathogens Unit, Johannesburg, South Africa

Robert Swanepoel

Affiliation National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Special Pathogens Unit, Johannesburg, South Africa

Christopher D. Paddock

Affiliation Infectious Disease Pathology Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Stephen Balinandi

Affiliation Global AIDS Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Entebbe, Uganda

Marina L. Khristova

Affiliation Biotechnology Core Facility Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Pierre B. H. Formenty

Affiliation Epidemic and Pandemic Alert and Response Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Cesar G. Albarino

Affiliation Special Pathogens Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

David M. Miller

Affiliation Special Pathogens Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Zachary D. Reed

Affiliation Special Pathogens Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

John T. Kayiwa

Affiliation Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda

James N. Mills

Affiliation Special Pathogens Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Deborah L. Cannon

Affiliation Special Pathogens Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Patricia W. Greer

Affiliation Infectious Disease Pathology Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Emmanuel Byaruhanga

Affiliation Ibanda District Hospital, Ibanda, Uganda

Eileen C. Farnon

Affiliation Special Pathogens Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Patrick Atimnedi

Affiliation Uganda Wildlife Authority, Kampala, Uganda

Samuel Okware

Affiliation Ministry of Health, Republic of Uganda, Kampala, Uganda

Edward Katongole-Mbidde

Affiliation Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda

Robert Downing

Affiliation Global AIDS Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Entebbe, Uganda

Jordan W. Tappero

Affiliation Global AIDS Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Entebbe, Uganda

Sherif R. Zaki

Affiliation Infectious Disease Pathology Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Thomas G. Ksiazek

Address Current address: Galveston National Lab, Department of Pathology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Affiliation Special Pathogens Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Stuart T. Nichol

stn1@cdc.gov (STN); pyr7@cdc.gov (PER)

Affiliation Special Pathogens Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Pierre E. Rollin

stn1@cdc.gov (STN); pyr7@cdc.gov (PER)

Affiliation Special Pathogens Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JST BRA STN PER. Performed the experiments: JST BRA TKS SARC JAC AK RS CDP SB MLK PBHF CGA DMM ZDR JTK JNM DLC PWG ECF JWT PER. Analyzed the data: JST BRA TKS SARC JAC AK RS CDP MLK DMM ZDR JNM DLC SRZ TGK STN PER. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JST BRA PBHF EB PA SO EKM RD JWT SRZ TGK STN PER. Wrote the paper: JST BRA SARC RS CDP STN PER.