First annual report on 9/11 aftermath released
By Lisa Anderson
The Chicago Tribune
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** FILE ** Smoke rises following the collapse of the World Trade Center towers in New York in this Sept. 11, 2001 file photo. New York lawmakers are clamoring for greater testing of toxic ground zero dust (AP File Photo)
NEW YORK — As the seventh anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks approaches, the World Trade Center Medical Working Group of New York City on Thursday released the first of planned annual reports related to the aftermath of the attacks.
The group reported that more than 10,500 of the rescue and recovery personnel have received federally funded treatment for physical conditions.
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