About the Authors
- Thorsten Suess, Cornelius Remschmidt, Susanne B. Schink, Christian Braun, Walter Haas, Gérard Krause, Udo Buchholz
- Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
- Brunhilde Schweiger, Alla Heider, Jeanette Milde
- National Reference Centre for Influenza, Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
- Andreas Nitsche, Kati Schroeder, Joerg Doellinger
- Centre for Biological Security, Division of Highly-Pathogenic Viruses (ZBS1), Robert Koch Institute, Berlin, Germany
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: UB GK CB TS CR. Performed the experiments: UB CB SS TS CR. Analyzed the data: BS AH AN KS JD JM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BS AH AN KS JD JM. Wrote the paper: TS UB CR. Reviewed and gave input to the manuscript: SS BS AH JM AN KS JD CB WH GK.