Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, February 3rd, 2002
Of those, 18% were hospitalized for injuries, indicating that most people either walked away from the disaster or died when the two 110-story towers collapsed. An estimated 18,000 workers escaped the tragedy that claimed nearly 2900 lives.
Injured people began arriving at hospitals within minutes of the attack, with the number peaking two to three hours later. About half received care within seven hours of the attack.
"We found most of the injured...
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