Region Incubation Period Period of communicability Modes of Transmission Sign and Symptoms Control Measures &/or Public Health Response Reference
Whole Body 15-50 days usually 25-30 days Most infections in the 2 weeks before and one week after onset of jamdice. Person to person spread by focal oral route, ingestion of focally contaminated food or water. Onset acute, fever malaise house a loss of appetit, abdominal discomfort folloned by jamdice. Handwashing exclude from school day care food handing until 10 days after jamdice or 14 days after ouset of symptoms somitacy disposal of foces identily contacts & source of infection administer to house hold contacts but not hormally indic Who (2012) Weekly Epidemiological Record No 28-29,13 july 2012