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/ :
NYPD DETECTIVE WHO SURVIVED 9/11-RELATED CANCER DEAD OF CORONAVIRUS
NY Post | April 15, 2020
An NYPD detective who survived 9/11-related cancer has died due to coronavirus.
RETIRED NYPD ASSISTANT CHIEF WHO RAN NYPD OPERATIONS DIVISION ON SEPT. 11 DIES OF GROUND ZERO-RELATED CANCER
NY Daily News | April 14, 2020
Retired NYPD Assistant Chief John (Jack) McManus, who headed the police department’s Operations Division on 9/11, died of cancer Monday, becoming the latest victim of the 2001 terrorist attack, his family said Tuesday.
FDNY EMT WHO WORKED AT GROUND ZERO DIES OF COVID-19
WPIX | April 13, 2020
An FDNY EMT who worked rescue and recovery at ground zero following the 9/11 terror attacks has died of COVID-19, officials announced Monday.
CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC WORSENS ANXIETY, FEARS OF 9/11 SURVIVORS
WCBS | April 13, 2020
For many who survived the Sept. 11 terror attacks and worked at ground zero, the anxiety and fear never go away.
COVID-19 A BIG THREAT TO 9/11 WORKERS, BUT LITTLE TRACKING OR TESTING SO FAR
City | April 12, 2020
Fire Department Battalion Chief Al Petrocelli Jr. reflected on the differences in the losses of his little brother on 9/11, and of his father to coronavirus on April 1.
AL PETROCELLI, FDNY BATTALION CHIEF WHO LOST SON ON 9/11, SUCCUMBS TO CORONAVIRUS AT 73
silive.com | April 1, 2020
Albert (Al) Petrocelli, a retired FDNY battalion chief from Huguenot who lost his son, Mark, on 9/11, and a man loved deeply by many, succumbed to the coronavirus early Wednesday.
The most common abnormal spirometric pattern reported in WTC worker and volunteer cohorts has consistently been that of a nonobstructive reduced forced vital capacity (low FVC).