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AAAAI: Restaurant EpiPens; Devices OK After Expiration? How About After Laundering?

Epinephrine auto-injectors are the mainstay of emergency treatment for anaphylactic allergic reactions, but despite many years of widespread use, important questions about them remain unanswered. At the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (AAAAI) annual meeting that was supposed to have occurred last weekend — canceled, like many others, as a precaution to prevent COVID-19 spread — a number of research presentations on these products were scheduled.

Read the full article here: https://www.medpagetoday.com/meetingcoverage/aaaai/85441

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TEAM is working with Congress to enact federal law Washington, D.C. (February 13, 2020)

Many summer camps may not be prepared for kids with allergies

TEAM is working with Congress to enact federal law Washington, D.C. (February 13, 2020)

Although most summer camps welcome kids with food allergies, they often don’t require individualized emergency plans from these campers, a U.S. study suggests.

Researchers surveyed 559 leaders at 258 summer camps about food allergy policies, training, medication availability, anaphylaxis events, and confidence in staff to recognize and treat anaphylaxis — a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction that can be triggered by things like bee stings or peanuts.

Read the full article here: https://www.unionleader.com/news/health/many-summer-camps-may-not-be-prepared-for-kids-with/article_2249efc4-5f2e-5fa1-ab21-6a743439f981.html