Adults are getting allergies for the first time. Thanks, climate change.
Climate change is causing longer and more intense pollen seasons, leading to more severe allergies and asthma symptoms in adults. These allergies can worsen respiratory conditions such as COVID-19. To protect themselves during pollen season, people with allergies and asthma should stay indoors during peak pollen times and use air purifiers. Action on climate change is needed to mitigate its effects on health. The study highlights the importance of understanding how environmental factors affect health outcomes. It shows the need for interventions to address the health impacts of climate change. To read the full article, click here. For more information on COVID-19, click here.