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Health care battle continues for survivors of 9/11
Sep 9, 2021

Health care battle continues for survivors of 9/11

Also today: Diane Swonk is today's guest to add more facets to the unemployment numbers discussion. A new study says racial inequalities have cost the U.S. $51 trillion dollars in lost output since 1990. And, while Google and Microsoft have pledged billions toward cybersecurity, there's a shortage of people with cybersecurity skills.

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20 years on, health care claims from 9/11 survivors are increasing

Sep 9, 2021
Many have been diagnosed with cancer. The exposure to toxins from the pulverized buildings "has a really, really long tail," a doctor says.
In 2007, paramedic Marvin Bethea, a first responder on 9/11, displayed the medications he had to take in the aftermath.
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Where are the cybersecurity pros?

While tech have pledged billions toward cybersecurity, there’s a shortage of people who can actually do the work.

The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Redmond Carolipio Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer