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Rise In Asthma Linked To 9/11 Dust Cloud

Sky News [1]
Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Flashback: Whitman Sued for Calling 9/11 Air “Safe to Breathe” [2]

Thousands of people exposed to choking dust after the destruction of the World Trade Centre twin towers in New York have developed asthma, a study has shown.

Rescue and recovery workers, office staff and passers-by were included in the follow-up study of more than 46,000 people.

It found that one-in-10 caught up in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 had been diagnosed with asthma five or six years after the disaster.

None of these 4,600 individuals had a previous history of the disease.

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