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The end of the outbreak will only be officially declared when 42 days — or two incubation periods — have passed without any new cases.
Three weeks is considered the maximum incubation period for the infection.
Ebola’s incubation period is two to 21 days, so 42 days is the bare minimum.
Typically infectious disease outbreaks are declared over when there hasn’t been a new case for two full incubation periods of the particular disease.
The Women's Fund financial commitment stretches out 10 years, fully funding the program's incubation period, as well as the farm's operations to the tune of $1 million each year for the first three years, then scaling that back gradually.
Those potential exposures are now no longer threats, because the incubation period has passed.
Students at those two schools who aren't vaccinated were held out of classes during the 21-day incubation period per state law.
Females are looking for drier areas for their eggs during the incubation period.
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medical Definition of incubation period
- Mono, which has an incubation period of 30 to 50 days, characteristically announces itself with headaches, fever, sore throat, tonsillitis, and extreme fatigue.
- —Your Health & Fitness, October/November 1986
- Quarantines worked to control the SARS epidemic because SARS is much less contagious than flu and has a longer incubation period.
- —Christine Gorman, Time, 17 Oct. 1995
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