#Pollenpocalypse: Massive Pollen Haze Hovers Over North Carolina03:35
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This picture taken on May 27, 2018 shows pollen on a tree in Godewaersvelde, northern France. (Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images)
This picture taken on May 27, 2018 shows pollen on a tree in Godewaersvelde, northern France. (Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty Images)

Unexpectedly high pollen counts in North Carolina this week are good news for growing plants, but not for allergy sufferers. And the so-called "pollenpocalypse" is expected to worsen Thursday and Friday.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson speaks with Dr. Richard Herring, an allergist with the Carolina Asthma and Allergy Center.

This segment aired on April 10, 2019.

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