Many people infected with Q fever never show symptoms. If you do have symptoms, you'll notice them about two to three weeks after exposure to the bacteria. Signs and symptoms may include:

  • High fever, up to 105 F (40.5 C)
  • Severe headache
  • Fatigue
  • Cough
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
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