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Troubling Signs of 'Ground Zero Syndrome' Arise

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Troubling Signs of 'Ground Zero Syndrome' Arise

Troubling Signs of 'Ground Zero Syndrome' Arise

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Nearly two years after the attacks on the World Trade Center, half of the emergency workers who responded to the tragedy are ill, many suffering from respiratory problems. Some wonder whether workers were given enough information and equipment to protect them. NPR's Michele Norris reports.

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