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Sun Sep 18, 2016, 06:35 AM

9/11 health crisis: death toll from illness nears number killed on day of attacks

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https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/sep/11/9-11-illnesses-death-toll
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As those who lost loved ones at the World Trade Center, at the Pentagon and on Flight 93 gather for Sunday’s 15th anniversary of the terror attacks that killed almost 3,000 people, a post-9/11 health crisis is growing.

At least 1,000 people – and probably many more – have died often lingering, painful deaths resulting from illnesses related to their exposure to debris that spread from the wreckage of the World Trade Center towers in downtown Manhattan. More than 37,000 are officially recognised as sick.

“Within the next five years we will be at the point where more people have died from World Trade Center-related illnesses than died from the immediate impact of the attacks,” said Dr Jim Melius, a doctor at the New York State Laborers Union who also advises the White House on worker health, chairs the steering committee overseeing the government health program for 9/11 responders, and is a member of the advocacy group 9/11 Health Watch.

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Reply 9/11 health crisis: death toll from illness nears number killed on day of attacks (Original post)
malaise Sep 2016 OP
Gabi Hayes Sep 2016 #1
malaise Sep 2016 #2
smirkymonkey Sep 2016 #3
Ms. Toad Sep 2016 #4
Gabi Hayes Sep 2016 #5

Response to malaise (Original post)

Sun Sep 18, 2016, 07:45 AM

1. the support workers who got sick because of their service in the immediate aftermath have RUDY

 

G to thank, in large part, for this.

there is AMPLE evidence of this, which I've linked before.

very few humans exist who are more loathsome, for more reasons, than he.

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Response to Gabi Hayes (Reply #1)

Sun Sep 18, 2016, 07:58 AM

2. +1,000

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Sun Sep 18, 2016, 08:29 AM

3. K&R

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Sun Sep 18, 2016, 09:54 AM

4. A friend of mine, one of the first responders,

will add to that toll, likely within te year.

It is unbelievable that in this last part of his life he not only has to fight for his life, but for full access to the government health program for first responders has also been challenging.

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Response to malaise (Original post)

Tue Sep 20, 2016, 10:05 PM

5. hows come so few views?

 

scum of the earth, are they who profited from this....

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