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Facilities are inadequate to cope with increasing allergy rates

Allergies are becoming increasingly prevalent in the UK and patients are expressing concern that the available treatment and support for people with the condition is grossly inadequate. Up to 30% of adults and 40% of children have an allergy. Peanut allergies were quite rare prior to 1990 but today at least 1 child in 70 will have a peanut allergy.

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About: Facilities are inadequate to cope with increasing allergy rates

Date: 2 November 2004

Source: BBC UK

URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/uk/newsid_3975000/3975317.stm

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