Impact of pollen on public health: Prof Jonny Peter

Scientists predict that pollen counts will quadruple in the next 20 to 30 years, making life unbearable for those with pollen sensitivities.

They say people who don’t normally suffer from hay fever may likely start to. Asthma attacks may also increase.

Prof Jonny Peter, Head of the Allergy unit at UCT’s Lung Institute responsible for monitoring pollen in SA, joins us now on Skype for more.

Video: SABC Digital News
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