The number of people who are experience health issues related to the attacks on the World Trade Centre in New York City has grown to at least 15,000 individuals.
"It worried me that I've been damaging my health just being in my home," she told the BBC News website. "It also worries me that I see the health impact on the [the emergency crews at the scene]. We were also exposed and I wonder if in 10-15 years from now, am I going to be another victim?"
Both are victims of what used to be called "World Trade Center cough."
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