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Meat Allergy Cases Linked To Tick Bites Growing In Connecticut: CDC

Posted on AllSides July 28th, 2023
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The first study estimated as many as 110,000 Americans developed an allergy to red meat between 2010-2022 because of alpha-gal syndrome, or AGS. But, the CDC says the true number of Americans who have developed the allergy may be closer to 450,000. That would make it the 10th most common food allergy in the country, Dr. Scott Commins, a University of North Carolina researcher who co-authored both papers, told The Associated Press. The number of people testing positive for alpha-gal antibodies rose from about 13,000 in 2017 to 19,000 in...

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