A spokesperson with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital stated that the hospital is currently treating a patient with symptoms of Ebola and a travel history to infected areas. The patient is being kept in strict isolation, but further details were not released due to confidentiality and privacy concerns.
The CDC states that symptoms such as fever, vomiting, muscle aches, and bleeding usually appear after the incubation period, which could last anywhere from 2 -22 days. The question we need to ask is can a person be contagious during the incubation period? I found the following:
Is a Person Contagious During the Ebola Incubation Period?