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what are the symptoms for anthrax?

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Dr. Traci Buxton
23 years experience Family Medicine
Flu-like symptoms: Anthrax causes fever, chills, body aches, swelling, and blackened skin ulcers at the area of exposure.
Answered on Jul 5, 2012
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Three main types: Anthrax has three main clinical types, in increasing order of severity, cutaneous (skin) gastro-intestinal and pulmonary. Check the site below for symptoms of each. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002301/.
Answered on Jan 7, 2019

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