After Twenty Two Years, the Responders of 9/11 Still Suffering the Price
Research came out from Cowan University regarding the continuous suffering of the 9/11 responders after 20 years. Many of them are currently facing serious health issues about the event.
At that time, there were over 91,000 responders exposed to various hazards during clean-up operations and recovery, with around 80,785 enrolling in the health program of World Trade Center, which was structured after the 9/11 attack.
Erin Smith, an Associate Professor at ECU and an expert in emergency and disaster response, showed her analysis of the health program participants and revealed that 3,439 are deceased, far greater than the number…