Allergy to Bee and Wasp stings

Bees and wasps cause painful stings because they inject venom using a small dart-like needle in their tails. The bee leaves its dart behind, stuck in your skin, and the bee subsequently dies. The wasp does not lose its dart, and does not die after the sting, and furthermore it can sting repeatedly. BEES AND […]

Jumper ant allergy

Jumper ants [Myrmecia pilosula] are responsible for major allergic reactions, often life-threatening, in 2% to 3% of the rural and semi-rural population in parts of Australia. There is an effective vaccine to provide immunity for victims who have severe anaphylaxis. It has been tested scientifically and works. Currently the vaccine is available in Tasmania as […]