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Outbreak Type: 
Respiratory
Symptoms: 
Usually mild, similar to a common cold: stuffy nose, cough.
Mode of Transmission: 
Direct person-to-person by droplet/ contact through coughing/sneezing or secretions on hands.
Indirect contact by exposure to contaminated respiratory secretions on articles/environmental surfaces.
Incubation: 
3 to 7 days.
Period of Communicability: 
Usually 3 to 8 days.
Up to 3 to 4 weeks.
Diagnosis: 
Nasopharyngeal swab (virus testing).
Precautions: 
Droplet/Contact Precautions - hand hygiene, gloves, gown, protective eyewear, mask.