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Inhalation Anthrax

The first inhalation anthrax symptoms are similar to cold or flu symptoms and can include:
  • A sore throat
  • Mild fever
  • Chills
  • Night sweats
  • Muscle aches.
Later symptoms include:
  • Cough
  • Chest discomfort
  • Tiredness
  • Shortness of breath
  • Muscle aches
  • Severe breathing problems
  • Death.


The symptoms listed above not sure signs of anthrax. In fact, a number of other, more common conditions have similar symptoms. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, you can visit your doctor so that the problem can be diagnosed and treated.
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