Funding for this research was provided by:
National Science Foundation (DBI-1156707)
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (U01GM110744, T32GM008719)
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (T32ES007018)
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (T32HD007168)
Received: 28 April 2020
Accepted: 9 June 2021
First Online: 15 June 2021
: The Institutional Review Board (IRB) of the University of Georgia determined this study to be exempt (Protocol ID#STUDY00002338) and waived requirements for participant consent. Data access permissions were granted by Christopher Dye (World Health Organization) for Ebola, Gabriel Leung (Hong Kong University) for SARS, and Andrew Rambaut (University of Edinburgh) for MERS. All data was anonymized prior to access and use. See “Availability of Data and Materials” for more information.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare they have no actual or potential competing financial interests. Funders of this project played no role in data collection, study design, analysis, or manuscript preparation.