In the arsenal of potential bioterror weapons, Q fever is not the most deadly agent, but it could be one of the most effective because of its ability spread easily through the air and cause widespread debilitating illness, according to a report in the April 20th issue of Bioterror Medical Alert. Q fever, which typically occurs when the bacteria is passed from farm animals to humans, can cause severe flu-like symptoms, in many cases followed by pneumonia and hepatitis. In some cases, ...

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