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Population-Specific Recommendations for Protection From Exposure to Mold in Flooded Buildings

Centers For Disease Control And Prevention (CDC)

November 1, 2016

Everyone should avoid unnecessary exposure to mold, especially anyone at high risk for infection and anyone with a disease caused by immune sensitization to mold and mold constituents. This table identifies risk factors and tips on protective gear for vulnerable populations to utilize when removing mold after a flood event. 


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