Biological Warfare (cont.)
Media file 1: Bioterrorist agents. Signs and symptoms to watch for. Chart courtesy of
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Medically reviewed by Robert Cox, MD; American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Infectious Disease
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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/3/2014
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