UK Daily Mail
May 25, 2010
Nationwide shock after the 9/11 terrorist attacks on New York may have led to an unexpected surge in miscarriages across the United States, say scientists.
Researchers found that numbers of lost male babies spiked around the time of the September 11 2001 suicide attacks which destroyed the World Trade Centre.
Throughout the US, significantly fewer boys were born two months later than should have been.
A review of all foetal deaths occurring at or after the 20th week of pregnancy showed that male losses rose 3 per cent above expected levels in September 2001.
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