What happens when you get sick?
Posted On July 29, 2021
A man in his 60s has died after suffering from severe allergic reactions to his own hair.
The man, from Wodonga, had been visiting friends in Brisbane when he developed severe asthma attacks.
The Queensland Health Department said the man’s friend and family members attended the family home and he was taken to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital for observation.
He was pronounced dead a short time later.
The QHB said it had referred the man to a coronavirus centre in Brisbane for further testing.
“We would like to thank the Queensland Government for its quick response to this tragic event,” QHB deputy chief executive David Smith said.
“Queensland has a robust health system and we have a very robust and effective health system.”
This tragedy is tragic and it is an extremely tragic time in our state and Queensland.
“A coroner’s report was yet to be released.
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