Responders who worked at the World Trade Center site following 9/11 have a great…
Responders involved in the clean-up after the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre towers have a much greater risk of getting leukaemia, a study has found.
Police officers, firefighters and construction workers who inhaled toxic fumes at Ground Zero are 40 per cent more likely to be diagnosed with the form of blood cancer than the average person.
Dust and debris from jet fuel, as well as asbestos, cements and glass shards from the collapsing towers have all been shown to be carcinogenic.
Responders inhaled these cancer-causing airborne particles day in, day out from the tragedy on September 11, 2001, until the recovery work ended in June 2002.
Responders involved in the clean-up after 9/11 have a significantly greater risk of developing leukaemia, a study has found (a firefighter breaks down after the World Trade Center buildings collapsed)
A fiery blasts rocks the south tower of the World Trade Center as a hijacked plane crashes into it
The dust and debris from jet fuel, asbestos, cements and glass shards from the collapsing towers have all been shown to be carcinogenic
Responders breathed in these cancer-causing airborne…