9/11 Health and Compensation in the News
Below are summaries with url’s to news articles that appeared recently about 9/11 Health and Compensation issues. .
An archive of past articles by year, can be found on the 911 Health Watch website at http://www.911healthwatch.org/news/ :
A New York City firefighter who helped recover his brother’s body after 9/11 died on Saturday from pancreatic cancer caused by his rescue efforts at Ground Zero.
NEW ROCHELLE RESIDENT DANIEL FOLEY, FDNY, DIES FROM 9/11-RELATED CANCER
lohud | February 22, 2020
The Foley brothers, Tommy and Danny, were also FDNY brethren. Now both are gone, victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
FIREFIGHTER WHOSE FDNY BROTHER DIED ON 9/11 DIES FROM RELATED ILLNESS
NY Post | February 22, 2020
A retired FDNY firefighter, whose older brother died when they both responded to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, passed away Saturday from an illness related to the tragedy, the FDNY said.
Vascular changes occur early in the development of obstructive airways disease.
PEOPLE WITH 9/11-RELATED ILLNESSES CAN REAPPLY FOR ASSISTANCE
NY Post | February 19, 2020
Thousands of sick people or family members of those who died of 9/11-related illnesses and missed the deadline to qualify for aid from the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund will get extra time to reapply…
NYPD DETECTIVE WHO FOUGHT FOR 9/11 FIRST RESPONDER’S BENEFITS DIES FROM SUICIDE
4 NY | February 17, 2020
The detective vigorously fought to get necessary funding for an NYPD officer who was sick as a result of his time at Ground Zero on 9/11, and later talked with NBC New York about his tireless work.
FORMER FIRST RESPONDERS LOOK FOR HELP AS THEY CONTINUE TO FEEL HEALTH IMPACTS OF 9/11
ABC 15 News | February 15, 2020
The terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, happened more than 18 years ago, but the death toll continues to grow this day.
FDNY COMMISSIONER’S WIDOW TO SEEK 9/11 VICTIMS COMPENSATION FUNDS
NY Post | February 15, 2020
The widow of retired FDNY Commissioner Nicholas Scoppetta says the longtime public servant died of 9/11-related cancer, and plans to make a claim to the Victims Compensation Fund, according to court papers.