Long-Term Health Effects

The lives lost on September 11th weren’t the only ones. Since that day, hundreds of civilians and first responders have been diagnosed with cancer and other illnesses as a direct result of the attacks. Medical experts believe that airborne pollutants present in the dust left by the collapsing towers are what’s causing these issues.

To Learn More: nbcnews.com/storyline/9-11

Source: NBC News

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