Effects of 9/11

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Darryl Vick
Dennis Phillips
Eng. 111, 4301
25 April 2014
The Effects of 9/11 The attacks that took place in New York’s Manhattan city, on September, 11th, 2001 had rippling effects that caused a great deal of controversy. The chaos of the two planes soaring through the two towers crippled the American economy. It also created numerous health issues. Social issues were at another alarming effect that the effects of 9/11 had on the U.S.A. The attack was felt globally. The damage that was done to the World Trade Center left the country shattered with bits and pieces for this country to try and piece back together again. The World Trade Center was a very valuable asset to the Nation’s welfare. When the two buildings collapsed, the effects shook the entire nation, and the aftermath of the incidence has left this country in a great turmoil. Dr. Larry Norton said, "Why isn 't the whole nation mobilizing to take care of the chronic health impact of this disaster?". ( Dr. Larry Norton).This information was about the alarming effects of tremendous health effects that occurred after the 9/11 attacks. "To date, 75 recovery workers at ground zero have been diagnosed with blood cell cancers that a half-dozen top doctors and epidemiologists have confirmed as having been likely caused by that exposure. (The Village Voice) This is a weekly tabloid that writes analysis of current affairs. There was major health issues reported from the fire and smoke inhalations that people breathed in their lungs. All types of respiratory illnesses were reported due to the fire and smoke that lasted for weeks. The exposure of toxics in the air had negative effects on women who pregnant. PTSD was another alarming illness that came along with effects of the 9/11 attacks. This is known as post-traumatic stress disorder. It is known as a mental disorder that develops in the brain after an attack or some cause of harm has been done to an individual. "Some illnesses are treatable with



Cited: Kalb, Claudia, “Health” The Daily Beast 7 Sept, 2009. Newsworthy- Press Releases. “Newsworthy-Press Releases” Home-Families of Sept. 11 Sept. 2011 New York City Office of the Comptroller. 2001 “ The Impact of the September 11 Attack On New York City’s Economy and Revenues,” October 4 Sena Karasipahi, “Social Issues After Moozlum Screening” The Battalion, Sept. 12, 2012 Dr. Larry Norton, “Nuke Cancer” From 9/11 Revealed, (The Village Voice) Sept. 21, 2009

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