Tag: <span>incubation</span>


Transmission interval estimates suggest pre-symptomatic spread of COVID-19

A new study determines the incubation period and serial interval distribution for transmission clusters in Singapore and in Tianjin. Authors infer the basic reproduction number and identify the extent of pre-symptomatic transmission by collecting outbreak information from Singapore and Tianjin, China, reported from Jan 19 – Feb 26 and Jan 21 – Feb 27, respectively....


Incubation period of COVID-19

Wuhan pneumonia is an acute infectious disease caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). It is being treated as a Class A infectious disease though it was classified as Class B according to the Infectious Disease Prevention Act of China. Accurate estimation of the incubation period of the coronavirus is essential for the sake of...