National news turns spotlight on tick-borne meat allergy
Alpha-gal syndrome is a life-threatening allergy to red meat and meat-related products that is triggered by the bite of a lone star tick.
Recently, AGS has caught the attention of major US news media outlets.
Here’s a sampling of recent coverage:
New York Times, May 13, 2022:
Today Show, May 12, 2022:
How a bite from a ‘lone star’ tick can trigger severe allergy to meat
Washington Post, May 1, 2022:
The tick that makes people allergic to red meat is in D.C.
The Atlantic, April 25, 2022
A tick bite made them allergic to meat
Fox News, April 20, 2022:
Single tick bite can cause a life-threatening meat allergy: report
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