SAGUENAY, Quebec (AP) — A 15-year-old girl with a peanut allergy has died after being kissed by her boyfriend following his snack of peanut butter.
Christina Desforges died last week a few days after receiving the kiss.
The teenager, who lived in Saguenay, about 155 miles (250 kilometers) north of Quebec City, received a shot of Adrenalin immediately after being kissed but did not recover.
The official cause of death was not released.
Dr. Nina Verreault, an allergist at the Chicoutimi Hospital in Saguenay, did not want to comment on the case, but said peanut allergies are seldom fatal.
About 100 people in the United States die of food allergies every year, most from exposure to nuts. Canadian statistics are not available.
An autopsy is expected to reveal the exact cause of the teenager’s death.
Wow… I don’t even have a joke or smart ass remark. I think that is the single saddest thing I have ever read.
I mean I guess it could be worse.
“Boy Gets Run Over By Errant Mall Security Guard’s Golf Cart on Way to See Santa”
“Box of Puppies Dropped from Plane, Lands on Campus of Blind School Killing Hundreds”
“Newborn Babies are Being Used as Curling Stones in Quebec”
“Ashton Kutcher Signs on To Play Indiana Jones in the Remake of Raiders of the Lost Ark”