Call for PBS listings to halt allergy “tsunami”

Antihistamines should be included on the PBS to combat a “tsunami of allergic diseases”, an Australian expert argues.

Speaking at a national allergy summit recently, Dr Richard Loh, president of the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, says for many families the cost of treating allergic disease is prohibitive.

As reported by ABC News, Dr Loh said, "patients are being denied any subsidised