More than a decade after the Twin Towers fell, the toxic dust raised in the collapse continues to sicken New Yorkers – some of whom may not even know the cause of their ailments. “What we are seeing now is that World Trade Center related diseases continue to manifest themselves, even 11 years later,” said Dr. Benjamin Luft, medical director of the World Trade Center Health Program. “The people who had illnesses immediately after 9/11, many are hard-working people who did not want their ailments to interfere with their jobs. But the diseases continued to progress, and now its gotten to the point where they need help. More.
Nearly 11 years later, Brooklyn finally gets a clinic to treat victims suffering 9/11-related illnesses