How Ticks Are Making Us Allergic To Meat

Jan 9, 2018

Little is known about the Alpha-Gal allergy. The condition causes people to break out or experience more severe conditions after eating meat. The allergy has spread via the Lone Star tick, a deadly culprit making its way across the Southeast. 

We talk about this with Victoria Knight, Health Reporter at WUGA in Athens. Also Scott Commins, Professor of Allergy and Immunology at the University of North Carolina.