Ground Zero Syndrome

A constellation of permanent sequelae in the form of upper and lower respiratory disease—e.g., wheezing, shortness of breath, reduced exercise tolerance—that has affected those workers involved in the rescue and recovery efforts at the World Trade Center in the weeks and months following the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack in New York City
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