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‘Zadroga’ Now Covers COPD, Common Illness For WTC Responders

Posted 7/25/16

Around the time Paul Gerasimczyk retired from the NYPD in 2004, his doctors gave him a full-body scan, looking for any unexpected masses. He felt all right, but they wanted to be sure that he was okay. The films came out clear.

Mr. Gerasimczyk, now 57, had been a Police Officer stationed in Brooklyn on Sept. 11, 2001 when he was ordered to the World Trade Center, where the towers had just been hit by terrorists’ planes.

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