When do the infected become infectious? | Ask CIDD

When do the infected become infectious? | Ask CIDD

The danger posed by a person infected with COVID-19 doesn't begin the exact moment a few virus particles enter their system, so when do they start to be a health risk to those around them? Penn State Professor Nita Bharti talks about incubation periods, latency periods, and what they mean for people who have been exposed. To see more coronavirus questions answered by experts at the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, submit a question of your own, or learn how you can do your part to #flattenthecurve, visit http://askcidd.psu.edu