About the Authors

Kun Liu

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Ning Cui

Affiliation The 154 Hospital, People's Liberation Army, Xinyang, People's Republic of China

Li-Qun Fang

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Bing-Jun Wang

Affiliation The 154 Hospital, People's Liberation Army, Xinyang, People's Republic of China

Qing-Bin Lu

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Wei Peng

Affiliation The Shangcheng People's Hospital, Shangcheng, People's Republic of China

Hao Li

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Li-Yuan Wang

Affiliations State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, People's Republic of China, Anhui Medical University, Hefei, People's Republic of China

Song Liang

Affiliation Environmental and Global Health, College of Public Health and Health Professions, and Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Hong-Yu Wang

Affiliations State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, People's Republic of China, Anhui Medical University, Hefei, People's Republic of China

Yao-Yun Zhang

Affiliations State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, People's Republic of China, Anhui Medical University, Hefei, People's Republic of China

Lu Zhuang

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Hong Yang

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Gregory C. Gray

Affiliation Environmental and Global Health, College of Public Health and Health Professions, and Emerging Pathogens Institute, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, United States of America

Sake J. de Vlas

Affiliation Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Wei Liu

lwbime@163.com (WL); caowc@bmi.ac.cn (WCC)

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Wu-Chun Cao

lwbime@163.com (WL); caowc@bmi.ac.cn (WCC)

Affiliation State Key Laboratory of Pathogen and Biosecurity, Beijing Institute of Microbiology and Epidemiology, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: WCC WL. Analyzed the data: KL WL NC LQF QBL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KL WL NC LQF BJW WP HL LYW SL HYW YYZ LZ HY GCG SJdV. Wrote the paper: KL WL WCC.