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New York's emergency services were among the first on the scene of the 9/11 disaster but put their personal safety in jeopardy. Those involved in the rescue and clean-up operation quickly became national heroes.
But now 85 per cent of them are suffering from lung diseases which they say were caused by the huge clouds of dust. Those people are now calling on the state for medical support.
The people that will die from illnesses will surpass the number of people that were killed on 9/11. I am talking about thousands, tens of thousands of people that will come down with cancers
The study by the Mount Sinai Medical Center’s medical monitoring program examined more than 3,000 responders between 2004 and 2007, repeating exams conducted between the middle of 2002 and 2004.
Slightly more than 24 percent of the patients had abnormal lung function, the study found. In the earlier examinations, about 28 percent of the patients had similar results.
The Obama White House is behind a cynical, coldly calculated political effort to erase the meaning of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks from the American psyche and convert Sept. 11 into a day of leftist celebration and statist idolatry.
It was the head of the Environmental Proctection Agency that declared the air at ground zero to be "safe" just ONE WEEK after 9/11. Christine Todd Whitman is the responsible party for these worker's illnesses. Who's got some rope?
Originally posted by lunchmanstan
I didnt know that thermite was a cancerous agent.
But I guess the proof is in the pudding. or the pie.
The N95 most absolutley is fit tested and is first line defense against airborne TB. So you're wrong on that point. It's far from a simple "dust mask". Either that are your'e right 3M is lying to everyone. But I don't think a lie like that would last too long with people coming down with the exact thing the mask was supposed to protect them from.