People Allergic To Bees Warned To Be On Guard After Hot, Dry Summer

Josh:

Interesting article, but a little weirdly written.

Originally posted on CBS Pittsburgh:

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Summer is winding down and we’re headed into fall. But did you know this time of year is when bees are most active and aggressive? And that can be bad news for people who are allergic.

The sting of late summer.

“The bees tend to come out in the late summer, early fall,” says Dr. Deborah Gentile, an allergist at Allegheny General Hospital.

And more bees because of a mild winter and hot, dry summer.

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“In Grove City, I actually saw a ton of nests everywhere,” says a tourist visiting from Toronto, whose whole family is allergic to bee stings. “When I was shopping, there was like one on every nail that was sticking out.”

And stinging insects can be more active and aggressive this time of year.

“Any time you hear the buzz of a bee, you either have to duck…

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