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Are you contagious during incubation prriod of mono?

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Dr. William Culviner
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Complicated: Probably not infectious during the 4-7 week of incubation of the virus in your system because you are in the process of becoming infected with the virus. It has not yet taken hold of your system . After that, it can surface with symptoms or no symptoms at all and you can pass it on to others in your saliva.

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