June 18, 2011
A man who died last year of lung disease was added yesterday to the official list of victims of the Sept. 11 attacks.
New York Cityâ€™s medical examiner ruled that Jerry Borg of Manhattan, 63, who died in December, was killed by complications caused by a lung condition he got from inhaling dust from the collapse of the World Trade Center.
Borg had pulmonary sarcoidosis, a disease in which inflamed cells can make someoneâ€™s lungs stiff and interfere with normal breathing. The death brings the official count of World Trade Center deaths to 2,753.