US News

Editorial: Honor all 9/11 victims: The number of people suffering with health conditions from the aftermath of the attacks grows and grows

Published by
New York Daily News

Statistics from Dr. David Prezant, the FDNY’s chief medical officer, show that three out of four firefighters, paramedics and emergency medical technicians who labored on The Pile in the days, weeks and months after 9/11 where the World Trade Center once stood now suffer health ailments from the poison ground and the poison air. Twenty years on after the day of destruction and fire, Ground Zero continues haunting the heroes and victims of 9/11. Prezant, a pulmonologist who was there on 9/11 to treat FDNY members and escaped the collapse of the South Tower, has been examining the impact on the …

Read More

Facebook Comments

Check Also

Former wunderkind Massachusetts mayor gets six years in prison

Published by Reuters By Nate Raymond BOSTON (Reuters) ...