8-YEAR-OLD GIRL ALLERGIC TO THE COLD  

A young girl has been forced to stay indoors this winter because a rare allergy to the cold could kill her. While most children dream of a white Christmas, eight-year-old Lola Dyer, dreads the chilly days. The schoolgirl suffers from a condition called cold urticaria and being outside for just a few minutes leaves her with painful rashes all over her body. The allergy is so bad it has even landed her in hospital after she developed breathing difficulties.

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