November 27, 2013
You Are More Likely To Die From Murder Than Food Allergies
Imperial College London looked at 13 worldwide studies and concluded that for any person with a food allergy, the chance of dying from anaphylaxis is 1.81 in a million per year. For kids 0-19 the chance is 3.25 in a million. The chance at being murdered in Europe? Eleven in a million. Researchers said fatal events related to food allergies are really rare and they wanted to put some perspective on the numbers for sufferers of food allergies so they can maintain a good quality of life without worry.
[ Read the Article: Murder More Likely Than Dying From Severe Food Allergy Reaction ]