Why pollen is costing Japan nearly $2 billion a year

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Why pollen is costing Japan nearly $2 billion a year

Hay fever takes a toll on Japan's economy Hay fever takes a toll on Japan's economy

Springtime in Japan brings the country's famous cherry blossoms into bloom, but it also causes widespread bouts of hay fever that hurt businesses across the country.

Japan will lose around 200 billion yen ($1.8 billion) this year because of pollen-induced allergies, according to the Dai-Ichi Life Research Institute, a research firm in Tokyo.

Source: Google News Japan | Netizen 24 Japan

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