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Can dust mites go through newspapers or is that enough?

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Dr. Corey Clay
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Yes

Newspaper is not impermeable to dust mite.
Impermeable mattress covers generally zip around the entire mattress to form an adequate barrier. Be sure to cover the pillows as well. Carpeting and general home humidity are some other potential targets to lower dust mite exposure.

In brief: Yes

Newspaper is not impermeable to dust mite.
Impermeable mattress covers generally zip around the entire mattress to form an adequate barrier. Be sure to cover the pillows as well. Carpeting and general home humidity are some other potential targets to lower dust mite exposure.
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