Press Release

Revision of the "Health Care Manual for Pollen Allergy"

April 21, 2006

The Ministry of the Environment publishes the "Health Care Manual for Pollen Allergy" with an aim of providing the latest scientific findings and related information on pollen allergy to people engaged in environmental health activities. The manual was first published in 2000 and has been updated yearly since 2003 to incorporate new findings. The 2006 edition is now available on the Ministry of the Environment website ( (In Japanese only)
The 2006 edition covers the latest information on pollen and includes updates on the pollen observation system (called Hanakosan) and the government activities pertaining to pollen allergy.

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