Annals of Internal Medicine
5 May 2020 Volume 172, Issue 9
The Incubation Period of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) From Publicly Reported Confirmed Cases: Estimation and Application
Stephen A. Lauer, MS, PhD, Kyra H. Grantz, BA, Qifang Bi, MHS, Forrest K. Jones, MPH, Qulu Zheng, MHS, … et al.
Using news reports and press releases from provinces, regions, and countries outside Wuhan, Hubei province, China, this analysis estimates the length of the incubation period of COVID-19 and its public health implications.