Dr. Scott Commins Interviewed by USA Today Regarding Meat Allergy Believed to be Related to Tick Bites

Scientists are working hard to learn more about a little-known meat allergy that can appear suddenly among people with no previous history, and is believed to be related to tick bites. The allergy -- known as alpha-gal -- can sometimes go undiagnosed for months or even years, because it does not behave like other food allergies. UNC is one of a handful of institutions in the U.S. that are conducting clinical studies related to alpha-gal. Dr. Scott Commins, who is one of the first scientists to study this allergy was recently interviewed by USA Today. Read on to learn more...

 

To read Dr. Commins' interview and better understand alpha-gal meat allergy, use this link: https://usat.ly/2sFRiuQ