Many summer camps may not be prepared for kids with allergies

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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.

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