About the Authors

Jonathan S. Towner, Brian R. Amman, Tara K. Sealy, Serena A. Reeder Carroll, James A. Comer, Cesar G. Albarino, David M. Miller, Zachary D. Reed, James N. Mills, Deborah L. Cannon, Eileen C. Farnon, Thomas G. Ksiazek, Stuart T. Nichol, Pierre E. Rollin
Special Pathogens Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Alan Kemp, Robert Swanepoel
National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Special Pathogens Unit, Johannesburg, South Africa

Christopher D. Paddock, Patricia W. Greer, Sherif R. Zaki
Infectious Disease Pathology Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Stephen Balinandi, Robert Downing, Jordan W. Tappero
Global AIDS Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Entebbe, Uganda

Marina L. Khristova
Biotechnology Core Facility Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Pierre B. H. Formenty
Epidemic and Pandemic Alert and Response Department, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

John T. Kayiwa, Edward Katongole-Mbidde
Uganda Virus Research Institute, Entebbe, Uganda

Emmanuel Byaruhanga
Ibanda District Hospital, Ibanda, Uganda

Patrick Atimnedi
Uganda Wildlife Authority, Kampala, Uganda

Samuel Okware
Ministry of Health, Republic of Uganda, Kampala, Uganda

Corresponding Authors

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.