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The number of hay fever sufferers searching for NHS advice has more than doubled in the past week as temperatures rise across England.

The NHS website has received an average of 11,736 visits a day since Monday compared to a daily average of 4,749 visits at the weekend – an increase of 147%. Visits to the hay fever page peaked yesterday (Thursday) with 14,978 visits – equivalent to one visit every six seconds.

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