TRUE OR FALSE?
TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF HOUSE DUST MITE ALLERGY
“They say that … “. Yes, but… is it true? Common beliefs and myths surrounding house dust mite allergy continue to circulate. Test your knowledge by sorting the true from the false in the following statements.
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