Tiny mites that live in hay, wheat and flour stores cause this hacking cough. Spending too much time around infested areas will produce a thick, phlegmy cough, shortness of breath and a distinctive throaty rattle to the voice. When dealing with the disease, quacks often claim inhaling the vapours of various concoctions—many of them highly addictive—can cure it. It can last to upward of three days.[1a]


  • 1: Warhammer Fantasy RPG 2nd ED -- Core Rules
    • 1a: pg. 137