Early allergy season springs into action

May 1, 2003

This year's fierce winter is now about to bring a big dose of misery to the 60 million Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies. Experts predict a fast-peaking, intense spring allergy season. Moisture accumulated from heavy snow and excessive rain has nurtured mold, and will fuel tree-pollen production-all of which will trigger an early and severe allergy season.