In the past two years, cases of China’s most widespread occupational illness, pneumoconiosis, have exploded. Photo: Alamy

Dying for China’s economic miracle: migrant workers ravaged by lung disease, fighting to pay for their funerals

Lack of contract denies compensation to many, while slow response from local government means more could die before medical and financial help arrives

Topic |   Health in China

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In the past two years, cases of China’s most widespread occupational illness, pneumoconiosis, have exploded. Photo: Alamy
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