Infectious Period

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1. Infectious Period is the period of time that a case can transmit infection to others within 3 feet distance; for novel strain of influenza, assumed to begin 1 day before onset of symptoms and end 7 days after resolution of fever (14 days for children under 12 years).

(Source: Business Continuity Management Institute - BCM Institute)

(2006, Vermont Department of Health. Pandemic Influenza Preparedness and Response Plan)