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The Conversation: Pollen counting is not something to be sneezed at

“Ah, spring, the sun shines again, the birds sing and – ach-hoo! Airborne grass pollens trigger bouts of hay fever and episodes of asthma in people with pollen allergies. But there is a way we could mitigate the impact of the season – pollen counts. These work in the same way as summer UV alerts, by telling us when there’s enough of…