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School girl airlifted after allergic reaction

The Bundaberg-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter has airlifted a 16-year-old girl from Lady Elliot Island after she suffered an allergic reaction while on a school excursion earlier this morning.

The Brisbane girl was treated by first aid responders on the island, before the Bundaberg-based RACQ LifeFlight Rescue helicopter landed at the scene, with a Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) Flight Paramedic onboard.

The girl was stabilised before being airlifted in a serious but stable condition to the Bundaberg Base Hospital for further treatment.

It is unknown what caused the allergic reaction.

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