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Around one third of the UK population (approximately 19 million people) will develop an allergy at some time in their lives.
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12th February 2018
Following the USA release of the children’s film Peter Rabbit, the Anaphylaxis Campaign was very concerned to learn that in one scene, the rabbits deliberately pelt the film’s antagonist Tom McGregor with blackberries after learning that he has a severe allergy to the fruit. The character Tom reportedly collapses to the ground and has to […]
17th January 2018
17th January 2018 The coroner’s inquest into the death of 18-year-old Shahida Shahid ruled yesterday a verdict of death by misadventure. Our Chief Executive was personally in attendance at the inquest in Manchester over several days to offer support to Shahida’s family. We wish to make it clear that the Anaphylaxis Campaign are not legal […]
12th January 2018
12th January 2018 We have received several enquiries about the effectiveness of adrenaline as an emergency treatment for severe allergic reactions, following media reports about the coroner’s inquest into the death of 18-year-old Shahida Shahid, which is currently ongoing in Manchester. Our CEO has been personally attending this inquest. Although we cannot make any specific […]
10th January 2018
10th January 2018 We were very saddened to learn of the death of 18-year-old Shahida Shahid a few years ago. Our Chief Executive is currently attending the coroner’s inquest that has been taking place this week in Manchester to understand if lessons can be learned from this tragic case. Shahida was known to have eczema […]