Region Incubation Period Period of communicability Modes of Transmission Sign and Symptoms Control Measures &/or Public Health Response Reference
Whole Body 14-21 days From a 1 week before until atleast 4 days after the ouset of rash Person to person through direct or droplet contact with secretions from nose and throat May be asymptomatic mild illness characterized by discrete red generalized wash swower lymph nedes slight fever Exculde from school daycare, work place until 7 days after wash onset pregnant women shouls contact physician contact immestigation immunize suskeptaible contacts or enclude as directed routine immizistion at 12-15 months of age and again j Gershon ,A.A.(1979) in principles & practice of Infections Diseases mandell. G.et al (eds) . John Wiley ,New York . Valman ,H.B (1981), Brit. Med.J.283:1038