Incubation Period Of Ebola  

Once the Ebola virus enters the body, it starts multiplying and travels in the blood to different parts of the body such as the liver, spleen, thyroid gland, lungs, kidneys, skin, pancreas and brain.

The symptoms of the Ebola thus begin to show up. The period between the Ebola virus entering the body and the symptoms showing up is known as the incubation period. This incubation period of Ebola virus can be as short as 2 days or as long as 21 days.

In some cases the symptoms of the Ebola virus can be seen from the fourth or the sixth day itself. Even in the absence of symptoms, the infection is still present and hence, an infected person can still spread the virus and this could happen till about 3 weeks of the infection.

In case of Ebola virus hemorrhagic fever, things are a bit different because it is claimed that the incubation period in this case is about 4 to 10 days. Sometimes when the virus affects the circulatory system one can find red spots and rashes all over the body. It also leads to the death of the patient within a span of 6 to 9 days.

There may be variation in the incubation period depending on the virus type as also the species that has been affected. For instance For example, the incubation period for Lake Victoria Marburg virusor Zaire Ebola virus infection in rhesus macaques is between 3 to 16 days; however, for that of guinea pigs it is around 4 to 10 days.

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