Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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BARRIE, Ont. x-17s. A 43-year-old New Brunswick man has died after being stung by a wasp, and his family says he never showed signs of an allergy. Daniel Koch (COOK) was stung on the face by a wasp last Friday, and died en route to the hospital after his father used an EpiPen and applied C-P-R. David Fischer (FISHER) president of the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, says a fatal reaction like Koch's is rare, but it's not uncommon to develop allergies at any stage of life.

("...the problem.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

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TAG: Fischer says fatal reactions to insect stings most often involve patients over 40 who are on heart medication or could have underlying heart conditions.

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