True or false? You’re either allergic to bees or you’re not.

 

False. “… every year fifty to sixty people are known to die in the U.S. from bee stings—many never having had an allergic reaction before. As noted above, that number may be low. If you’ve had a severe allergic reaction before, your chances are somewhere around thirty to sixty percent of having a severe reaction to the next sting.”

Allergic Reaction to Bee Stings: How Not to Die

 


Question #4

True or false? The best way to remove a stinger still stuck in your skin is by scraping it with the edge of a credit card.

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