And Sherriff and baby Agnes had passed the 21 days incubation period, proving they had not contracted Ebola.
Most cases of Ebola occur after a brief one- to three-day incubation period.
Of course, there are real rules to Ebola, and they have to do with incubation periods, bodily fluids, and other scientific facts.
Given the incubation period of the virus, we should know by the end of the week.
In the chick they arise (Marshall) on the seventh day of incubation.
Apparently at this stage of incubation the spheres were harmless.
It is, however, improbable that I noticed the cock feeding the hen on the very first day of incubation.
The male of Leptocoma zeylanica is said to assist in incubation.
Both cock and hen take part in nest building and incubation.
I found the general period of incubation from five to six weeks.
1610s, "brooding," from Latin incubationem (nominative incubatio) "a laying upon eggs," noun of action from past participle stem of incubare "to hatch," literally "to lie on, rest on," from in- "on" (see in- (2)) + cubare "to lie" (see cubicle). The literal sense of "sitting on eggs to hatch them" first recorded in English 1640s.
incubation in·cu·ba·tion (ĭn'kyə-bā'shən, ĭng'-)
The act of incubating or the state of being incubated.
The maintenance of controlled environmental conditions for the purpose of favoring the growth or development of microbial or tissue cultures.
The maintenance of an infant, especially a premature infant, in an environment of controlled temperature, humidity, and oxygen concentration in order to provide optimal conditions for growth and development.
The development of an infection from the time the pathogen enters the body until signs or symptoms first appear.