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Yep, I think it's something like 3% can take up to 42 days to show "symptoms" and believe it or not, some people never do show symptoms.

Apparently that's how Duncan got Ebola. He took his neighbor (whom no one thought had Ebola because there were no symptoms) to a "non-ebola" hospital but they were full so he took the neighbor home. Not sure if the neighbor died before or after he left the country, but either way, they didn't know, until the tests came back positive, that the neighbor did indeed have Ebola. But at that point Duncan was already in the U.S.

There's also, from what I've read, issues with "false negative" tests. The W.H.O. (because of this issue) recommends 2 tests done 48 hours apart. But, as I'm sure we're all aware, this isn't being done here.

Just read earlier, a story about a guy who traveled from West Africa taking himself to the hospital to be "tested" because he was afraid of having Ebola ... Not because he was showing symptoms. What good does testing do, if you're not showing symptoms yet? How accurate is that test then? Apparently they tested him, said Nope, No Ebola and sent him on his merry way.
 

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If you read the WHO article (the second link in the OP) you will see this part way down the page

Incubation period

The period of 42 days, with active case-finding in place, is twice the maximum incubation period for Ebola virus disease and is considered by WHO as sufficient to generate confidence in a declaration that an Ebola outbreak has ended.
That means the WHO uses a formula of twice the incubation period (21 x 2 = 42) to declare an outbreak over. It is NOT saying that the incubation period is now 42 days. That is just sensationalism on Natural News' part.
 

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It is sensationalism, but they do present some truth. Some cases do incubate longer than 21 days, and it appears some may incubate longer than even 42 days.

Natural News jumped to this conclusion, which probably isn't accurate, depending on your definition of "entirely insufficient." We'll see how it shakes out.
The 21-day quarantine currently being enforced by the CDC is entirely insufficient to halt an outbreak
 

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Actually if you look at the who article is says, 95% cases show symptoms by 21 days and 98% by 42 days...so somehow 3% of those who get it incubate longer than others. That is interesting.
 
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