Meat lover to veggie in one bite?

A bite from the lone stat tick( found in the Southwest and on the East Coast) may render you allergic to red meat, according to research presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. Your body can develop antibodies to a compound in the tick’s saliva that is also present in red meat; after an infected person bites into a burger, they can experience a reaction that ranges from itching and hives to life-threatening anaphylactic shock.

Source: Reader’s Digest

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