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Man suffers anaphylaxis, Otorohanga

Man suffers anaphylaxis, Otorohanga

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to a farm south of Otorohanga, late Wednesday afternoon, to retrieve a Hamilton man who collapsed after being stung by what was reported to be a paper wasp. The man suffered an adverse reaction to the sting needed urgent medical treatment, he was flown to Waikato Hospital.

Philips Search and Rescue Trust is a charitable organisation, operating rescue helicopters throughout the Central North Island. Philips Search and Rescue Trust relies on support from principal sponsors and community donations.

Special thanks to Waikato King Country's principal sponsor, Westpac. This crucial financial support ensures our rescue helicopters can continue to bring life-saving equipment, rescue personnel and trauma-trained medics directly to the patient. For further information about PSRT visit our website http://rescue.org.nz.

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