Illnesses From 9/11 Debris Could Be Deadlier Than The Attacks
Doctors working with 9/11 first responders say illnesses caused by debris at Ground Zero could kill more people than the attacks themselves.By Grant Suneson | September 11, 2016
Nearly 3,000 people were killed in the terrorist attacks on September 11, but 15 years later, doctors say the aftermath of the destruction could be even more deadly.
Asbestos, lead, noxious gases and other harmful chemicals were left behind in the debris. Those chemicals are now taking their toll on survivors and first responders.