By GSN Staff

An analysis of publicly available data on infections from SARS-CoV-2 estimates 5.1 days as the median incubation period for COVID-19, according to researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

About 97.5% of people who develop symptoms of COVID-19 will do so within 11.5 days of exposure. The researchers estimated that for every 10,000 individuals quarantined for 14 days, only about 101 would develop symptoms after being released from quarantine (Ann Intern Med