I’m go­ing to die, said dairy al­lergy boy, 13

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A SCHOOL­BOY with a se­vere dairy al­lergy shouted ‘I’m go­ing to die’ af­ter he had a piece of cheese thrown at him at school and it went down his col­lar.

It took less than ten min­utes for Karan­bir Singh Cheema, 13, known as Karan to go from ‘ab­so­lutely fine’ to un­con­scious, an in­quest heard yes­ter­day.

He went into ana­phy­lac­tic shock at Wil­liam Perkin Church of Eng­land High School in Green­ford, West Lon­don, on June 28, 2017. He died in hos­pi­tal on July 9. St Pan­cras Coro­ner’s court heard Karan (pic­tured) told teacher Luc­jan San­tos he had been hit by the cheese. Mr San­tos said Karan was an­noyed but calm. Min­utes later he was show­ing symp­toms of ana­phy­lac­tic shock. Staff called 999 and used an epipen – which they didn’t know was a year out of date. Ad­min­is­tra­tor Bonny Camp­bell said: ‘Al­most im­me­di­ately af­ter that he went limp.’ The in­quest con­tin­ues.

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