Venom Allergies and EpiPen

Reproductive sytem of a honeybee in the process of detaching after stinging
Photo: Kathy Keatly Garvey[

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports 52 workplace deaths from bee stings between 2003 and 2010. On average over 50 people in the US die from sting allergies annually. Many more people are stung.

Many people with allergies to stinging insects will carry an EpiPen in case of anaphylactic reaction. Beekeepers often keep an EpiPen in their safety kit. In Summer 2016, the Mylan company raised…

Source: Living With Insects Blog

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