Pollen allergy problems

The pollen season starts earlier and lasts longer

A study conducted in Germany by a team of scientists from the University of Munich shows that due to climate change, the pollen season begins early and lasts longer and longer, creating greater problems to those affected by allergy. The reason why this happens seems to be related to the rise in temperature that results in early flowering. In addition, flowers produce more pollen due to increased CO2 in the air.

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Atmospheric pollution and Covid-19

Covid-19 spreads more in polluted areas

A study published recently on Nature Scientific Reports proves that Covid-19 tends to spread more easily in areas with high air pollution. The team of teachers and doctoral students who carried out the study classified the Italian regions into four risk groups (very high, high, medium and low), taking into account various factors that, according to them, could have influenced the spread of the virus. The ranking emerged from this subdivision has actually proved to be real in the first and second wave of the pandemic.

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Indoor pollution

The importance of reducing indoor pollutants

As stated by the Italian Society of Environmental Medicine (SIMA), air pollution is one of the main environmental problems that cause health risks and reduce life expectancy in the most polluted urban areas by one year.

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