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Time from Exposure to Onset of Coronavirus Symptoms

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Specializes in Disaster Medicine / Public Health / School Health. Has 27 years experience.


People infected by the novel coronavirus tend to develop symptoms about five days after exposure, and almost always within two weeks, according to a study released Monday.

That incubation period is consistent with ...

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Coronavirus symptoms usually take 5 days to appear, study says

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Specializes in Critical care, tele, Medical-Surgical. Has 49 years experience.



A novel human coronavirus, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified in China in December 2019. There is limited support for ...



This work provides additional evidence for a median incubation period for COVID-19 of approximately ...

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The Incubation Period of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) From Publicly Reported Confirmed Cases: Estimation and Application