Now that the evenings are getting cooler and the leaves are beginning their colourful fall display, many factors contributing to mold growth are on the rise. Along with the usual seasonal culprit – pollens – it can make autumn of special concern for anyone with allergies or asthma.
Moldy mattresses? Workers at the Halifax Infirmary discovered mold in mattresses recently and quickly removed those affected. Now, the Capital District Health Authority is saddled with the task of examining 1,000 more to see whether they’ve been affected too.