Tag: tragedy averted

Emmett McCann

Pharmacist Saves Woman Suffering Anaphylaxis

An epinephrine auto-injector "could save your life someday and this incident proves how important they are."
Beaver Reservoir Area

Boy Scout in Anaphylactic Shock Rescued from Remote Colorado Trail

Tragedy was averted when the efforts of his troop leaders and four rescue groups saved the boy.
Alex Jordan

Student Campaigns for Stock Epinephrine on Aircraft After Anaphylaxis During Flight

“If I can help make a change this is where it needs to happen,” she said. “Auto-injectors need to be on planes.”
Emma Sloan

Mother’s Campaign After Daughter’s Death from Allergen Exposure Saves Acquaintance

Woman saved by epinephrine from the same pharmacy that denied Emma the life-saving medication.
Good Morning America Segment

See GMA Segment About Boy Who Survived 5-Day Coma and His...

Good Morning America kicked off Food Allergy Awareness Week with a segment to raise awareness.
Francine McVeigh and Grandson Martin Wetstein

Woman in Anaphylactic Shock Saved by Grandson

He recalled his grandmother, "had taken two EpiPens before she collapsed."
Zhaire Smith

An NBA Star and the Allergic Reaction That Almost Killed Him

19 year-old rookie Zhaire Smith closes the NBA regular season having broken into the starting rotation, but it could have turned out differently.
Beth Ward and Stephanie Maynard

Teacher Uses Her Auto-Injector Training to Save School Nurse from Anaphylaxis

The teacher had the benefit of Kingsport City Schools' yearly medical training. She told WJHL that without it, she may not have known how to help.
Kirsty and Oliver Heywood

Six Year-Old Saves Mom Suffering Anaphylaxis

Paramedics told Oliver he deserved a medal.

3 Year-Old Boy Recovers From Induced Coma After Eating Mom’s Secret...

Parents administered seven EpiPens then brought Omar to the hospital.

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