About the Authors

Claire A. Quiner

Affiliations Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Cynthia Moses

Affiliation International Conservation Education Fund, Washington, D.C., United States of America

Benjamin P. Monroe

Affiliation US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Yoshinori Nakazawa

Affiliation US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Jeffrey B. Doty

Affiliation US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Christine M. Hughes

Affiliation US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Andrea M. McCollum

Affiliation US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Saturnin Ibata

Affiliation International Conservation Education Fund, Washington, D.C., United States of America

Jean Malekani

Affiliation University of Kinshasa, Department of Biology, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

Emile Okitolonda

Affiliation Kinshasa School of Public Health, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo

Darin S. Carroll

Affiliation International Conservation Education Fund, Washington, D.C., United States of America

Mary G. Reynolds

nzr6@cdc.gov

Affiliation US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Poxvirus and Rabies Branch, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests regarding real or perceived conflicts of interest.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: BM. Data curation: CQ. Formal analysis: CQ CH. Investigation: CQ CM SI JM EO. Methodology: CQ BM YN. Project administration: CM EO. Resources: DC. Software: CQ. Supervision: MR DC JM EO CM. Validation: CQ CH. Visualization: CQ CH. Writing – original draft: CQ. Writing – review & editing: CQ CH AM YN JD MR BM CM.