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There is one week until a key deadline for the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund.
The cutoff to register for federal funding is July 29, which is the last day for those who have a September 11th-related illness that was certified prior to July 29, 2019.
Drugs targeting the IL-4 pathway may improve lung function in this high-risk subgroup.
WTC-MMTP responders had lower mortality compared with NYS-non-responders, after controlling for demographic factors and temporal trends.
COVID-19 cumulative incidence, asymptomatic infections, and fatality in Long Island, NY, January-August 2020: A cohort of World Trade Center responders
The results of the present study suggest a high cumulative incidence of SARS-CoV-2 among WTC responders in the spring and summer of 2020.
Impact of healthcare services on thyroid cancer incidence among World Trade Center-exposed rescue and recovery workers
Our findings support the hypothesis that no-cost screening (a benefit provided by WTC-MMTPs) is associated with elevated identification of thyroid cancer.
Lung function decline before and after treatment of World Trade Center associated obstructive airways disease with inhaled corticosteroids and long-acting beta agonists
Greater than average loss of one-second forced expiratory volume is a risk factor for asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and asthma/COPD overlap syndrome in World Trade Center-exposed firefighters.
The 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund aims to make sure they get the help they deserve, but it can’t be done unless people sign up.
Individuals needing to file a claim to receive benefits from the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund have less than three weeks before the July 29 deadline.
Until now, many of these men and women who live in Western New York and across the upstate region had to travel to New York City to receive specialized medical care for 9/11-related illnesses.