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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 1°C

# EpiPen

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Users of Epipens warned to check theirs as batch is recalled
The recall affects around 1,000 units.
How a life-saving device turned into a PR nightmare for one pharma firm
Drugs manufacturer Mylan jabbed itself in the foot when it bumped up the price of the EpiPen.
A catastrophe waiting to happen? A child could die from allergies while in school
1 in 5 anaphylactic reactions happen in school but teachers not required to administer medicine
EpiPens could be made more widely available after death of 14-year-old girl
The Department of Health is considering the move.
Mother of allergy-shock victim to politicians: "Emma's death was so avoidable"
An Oireachtas committee heard this evening calls for the widespread availability of epipens and increased awareness of fatal allergies.