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While some people refuse to eat meat by choice; some people are forced not to eat meat due to an allergy caused by a tick bite. Mammalian Meat Allergy, or MMA, is a medical condition that triggers unpleasant — sometimes life-threatening — allergic reactions whenever the afflicted person consumes meat.

“I saw my first patient with the condition in 1987, by around 2005 I’d seen about 23 people, then it started to increase almost exponentially to the stage where I’d be seeing two patients a week,” says Sheryl van Nunen from TiARA foundation.

Source: SBS

Read the full story by Bonnie Bayley HERE.

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TickSafe & The Mozzie Team