Mold can cause many health effects. For some people, mold can cause a stuffy nose, sore throat, coughing or wheezing, burning eyes, or skin rash. People with asthma or who are allergic to mold may have severe reactions. Immune-compromised people and people with chronic lung disease may get infections in their lungs from mold.
You read and hear many stories about the presence of mold in homes and schools. The following websites provide good information about mold, the problems it may cause, and how it may be removed: