Food allergies: Rise in young people needing hospital treatment

Millions of people in the UK have a food allergy – it’s when the body’s immune system reacts unusually to certain foods, reports BBC.

The research shows that in the last five years lots more young people who have allergies have had to go to hospital for treatment.

There was a significant rise in the number of teenagers who were getting treatment.

There have been calls for the government to introduce more laws on how schools should manage allergies.

The Department for Education said it was “clear that children with medical conditions should be properly supported to enjoy a full education and be safe at school”.

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