Co-factor food allergies

Within minutes of eating a few mouthfuls of fish paella while on holiday in Spain, Kate Ball fell unconscious.

As her lips turned blue and swollen, the then 15-year-old was rushed to hospital, where she was diagnosed with anaphylaxis — a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction caused by the immune system over-reacting to a trigger.

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