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Boy nearly killed by a dose of ibuprofen: Allergy left him covered in blisters on life support

Boy nearly killed by a dose of ibuprofen: Allergy left him covered in blisters on life support

When 11-year-old Calvin Lock came down with a suspected viral infection, his mother did not hesitate to give him ibuprofen. The routine medication almost cost him his life after a violent allergic reaction left his body covered in severe blisters. He had to be put on a life support machine and was treated in a