Excessive indoor dampness is a public-health problem: ... sufficient evidence of an association exists between signs of dampness and upper respiratory tract symptoms, cough, wheeze, and asthma symptoms in sensitized persons; and sufficient evidence of an association exists between signs of mold and upper respiratory tract symptoms, cough, wheeze, asthma symptoms in sensitized persons and hypersensitivity pneumonitis in susceptible persons. (IOM: Damp Indoor Spaces and Health, 2004, p.327)
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The near biblical impact of the hurricanes of August, September and October, 2005 in the Southern United States has yielded special needs and thus, special attention from The Center for School Mold Help. These news articles and information have been gathered to provide the best of what is available, to help those trying to make decisions and return children to schools in these heavily impacted areas. The information within may also apply to past and future hurricane impacted areas, or mold exposures in general.
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