new sufferers

Climate change may be triggering a surge in cases of asthma and hay fever, according to a report by the world’s leading scientists. \
Earlier springs, increased pollen production by plants and the spread of pollen-producing species could be causing allergic attacks in people who have never before suffered from hay fever.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is warning that the problems for the allergic could increase as temperatures rise.

The Sunday Times (UK), 13 May 2007