9/11 anniversary: Death toll from illness nears same number of deaths during attacks

Health  officials predict that the number of people who die from exposure to the World Trade Center toxins within 5 years will be greater than the 2,973 people murdered on the day of the attacks, reports Rachael Revesz in the Independent.

More than 37,000 people are officially recognised as sick already. Many of them are very sick indeed.

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