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Quick facts about anaphylaxis

  • Anaphylaxis is caused by direct contact to an allergen, in even trace amounts, and in some cases simply by inhaling airborne particles.
  • Some people are so allergic that even breathing near peanut products can result in death within minutes. source:World Health Organization
  • Rapid decline and death could occur within 30 to 60 minutes from time of exposure.source:National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • 500 people die of Anaphylaxis each year in the United States alone. source:World Allergy Organization
  • THE ONLY WAY TO AVOID ANAPHYLAXIS IS TO AVOID THE ALLERGEN. Currently, an Allergy Alert™ Dog is the only answer.

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