Cracking the meat-allergy mystery with the tick-bite link

From Nature Outlook, 2 December 2020: Peter Moore woke up in the middle of the night with his throat so tight he struggled to breathe, his torso covered with huge red welts, and no idea why. Earlier that evening in June 2001, Moore — then a 25-year-old teacher living in a coastal suburb of Sydney, Continue reading Cracking the meat-allergy mystery with the tick-bite link

A tick bite that makes you allergic to red meat

From BBC Future, 1 February 2016: Walking through Sydney’s northern beaches in the height of summer, the dense, humid bush is alive with the buzz of cicadas, the screech of rosellas, and the mouth-watering smell of barbecue. But hiding in the undergrowth is a tiny creature that is forcing some unrepentant carnivores to turn their Continue reading A tick bite that makes you allergic to red meat