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CDC Unveils New September 11 Site Health Effort

WASHINGTON -- U.S. health officials unveiled plans on Thursday to help people who lived or worked near New York's World Trade Center who may have been harmed by exposure to dust and debris from the collapse in the 2001 attacks.

Nearly seven years after the September 11 attacks, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it will award up to $30 million in grants over three years to provide health screening, diagnostic services and treatment for residents near Ground Zero, as well as students, office workers and others who were not emergency responders.

Some lawmakers called the CDC's move long overdue.

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