Bees and wasp stings cause 33% of hospital admissions - biggest public health threat in Australia.
I do worry about people and their optimistic uptake of beekeeping. The local amateur beekeeping association has gone from 300 to 2,000 members in the last 3 years. I'm sorry I can't cite the source - it was a magazine in the orthodontist's waiting room.
Romy Surtees works with Glenn Pattinson at Elixir Honey, the rural Western Australian good honey business that helps to keep busy people healthy & energised.