Surge in new deadly allergies in kids at Halloween and Easter

Kids are more likely to suffer a deadly allergic reaction at Halloween and Easter, doctors have warned.

It comes as a new study revealed a spike in doctors diagnosing new cases of nut allergies in youngsters towards the end of October and in Spring.

For allergic reactions triggered by peanuts, there was an 85 per cent increase in the average amount of daily cases during Halloween.

Allergy Therapeutics plc (LON:AGY) is a market-leading, pioneering immunology business with specialist experience in the research and development of allergy treatments.

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