Diseases associated with 9/11 would have killed more people than attacks

Diseases associated with 9/11 would have killed more people than attacks

The fund has received more than 67,000 compensation claims since its inception in 2011 for those close to areas affected by al-Qaeda jihadists 20 years ago and those who later developed the disease.

Most include people who live or work near the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York, whose collapse released toxic fumes that covered the neighborhood for weeks.

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Cory Weinberg covers the intersection of tech and cities. That means digging into how startups and big tech companies are trying to reshape real estate, transportation, urban planning, and travel. Previously, he reported on Bay Area housing and commercial real estate for the San Francisco Business Times. He received a "best young journalist" award from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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