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Black ants can trigger allergies, asthma symptoms, says expert

An allergy specialist at Hamad Medical Corporation said that household ants can trigger allergic reactions and asthma symptoms. He notes, families, especially those with young children who have allergies, should be aware that black ants can cause respiratory problems.


Allergy Therapeutics (LON:AGY) is an international commercial biotechnology company focussed on the treatment and diagnosis of allergic disorders, including immunotherapy vaccines that have the potential to cure disease. The Group sells proprietary and third party products from its subsidiaries in nine major European countries and via distribution agreements in an additional fourteen countries. Its broad pipeline of products in clinical development include vaccines for grass, tree and house dust mite, and peanut allergy vaccine in pre-clinical development. Adjuvant systems to boost performance of vaccines outside allergy are also in development.

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