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Plague  Lesson 7
 Veterinarian Issues

The Domestic Feline Pneumonic Plague

  • Incubation Period 3 to 4 days
  • Symptoms
    • Serious, rapidly progressing illness
    • Fever
    • Cough
    • Bloody sputum
  • Such cats can pose a significant plague risk to owners, veterinarians and others who handle or come into close contact with these animals.
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