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Thursday October 18th, 2018 5:25AM

LISTEN: Georgia faces shortage of bee venom extracts for those with allergies

By Afternoon News Wrap

A dwindling number of bees, wasps, hornets and other stinging insects would signal good news for those that are allergic, right? Maybe not according to Dr. Andy Nish from the Allergy & Asthma Care Center in Gainesville. 

Because of the rapidly falling number of honeybees in the southeast, the venom extracts used by medical professionals in shots that prevent life-threatening reactions is at a critical low. 

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