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Thursday, October 23, 2003
The WTC Health Registry released its initial report providing demographic information on 6,313 people who enrolled during the first weeks of data collection.

Friday, September 5, 2003
ATSDR joined the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to launch the WTC Health Registry, a comprehensive survey of those most directly exposed to the events of 9/11. The 20-year registry will track the physical and mental health of participants and will provide a broad picture of the short-term and long-term health effects of 9/11.

Tuesday, May 7, 2002
The New York City Department of Health and ATSDR released the results of air and dust sampling in the World Trade Center area of Lower Manhattan. Low levels of asbestos and fibrous glass are among the materials found in dust samples taken from residences and the common areas of residential buildings.
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