About the Authors

Brian Rha

blopman@cdc.gov (BAL); wif8@cdc.gov (BR)

Affiliations Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Benjamin A. Lopman

blopman@cdc.gov (BAL); wif8@cdc.gov (BR)

Affiliation Division of Viral Diseases, National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Ashley N. Alcala

Affiliation Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, MD, United States of America

Mark S. Riddle

Affiliation Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, MD, United States of America

Chad K. Porter

Affiliation Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, MD, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BAL MSR CKP. Performed the experiments: BR. Analyzed the data: BR BAL CKP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: ANA BAL. Wrote the paper: BR BAL ANA MSR CKP.