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9/11 survivors, first responders at risk for COVID complications, ‘they are literally scared to death’
After the 9/11 attack 20 years ago, anyone on or near Ground Zero up to eight months after was exposed to debris like glass particles, mercury and asbestos.
It was the morning of the 9/11 attacks, and John Mormando was watching “Barney & Friends” with his kid.
The Congressional Fire Services Institute selected Congressman Peter King (NY-02) as its 2020 Legislator of the Year.
Access to healthcare, a national priority, may be better understood through medical surveillance programs like the World Trade Center Health Program (WTCHP).
Over 90,000 rescue and recovery responders to the September 2001 World Trade Center (WTC) attacks were exposed to toxic materials that can impair cardiac function and increase cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk.
Many 9/11 responders developed health issues like COPD, asthma, and even cancer from breathing in toxins at Ground Zero.
State Police say Trooper Jennifer Czarnecki died over the weekend from illness connected to her assignment at the World Trade Center following the terrorist attacks.
When it comes to eligibility and money, there will always be disagreement about who gets what, when and how.
Wisdom from 75,000 WTC responders informs how we adapt and make meaning now.
Performance of Risk factor-based Guidelines and Model-based Chest CT Lung Cancer Screening in World Trade Center Exposed Fire Department Rescue/Recovery Workers
Lung cancer is a leading cause of cancer incidence and death in the US.