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Metal Fume Fever

Welder’s ague, zinc shakes, Monday fever, brass founders’ ague, and smelter chills are just a few of the names that metal fume fever has been referred to over the years [it was first documented in the mid-1800s]. [1] This occupational illness is typically seen in workers that weld, cut or heat metal materials; specifically zinc…. Read more »