Durban – The sudden flare-up of nasal allergies in Durban is likely due to the high levels of mould and fungal spores, which are being intensified by grass pollen this spring season, results from the UCT Lung Institute’s Allergy Unit has revealed.

Professor Jonny Peter, Head of the UCT Lung Institute’s Allergy Unit said the institute is responsible for monitoring pollen throughout South Africa and for the first time in more than 20 years.

 

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