Zhang Yuanjun has stage III pneumoconiosis after working in a coal mine for 16 years. Photo: Handout Zhang Yuanjun has stage III pneumoconiosis after working in a coal mine for 16 years. Photo: Handout
Zhang Yuanjun has stage III pneumoconiosis after working in a coal mine for 16 years. Photo: Handout

These migrant workers helped China prosper. Now they’re dying and not getting the help they need

China is home to an estimated six million people with pneumoconiosis and many of them are still struggling two years after government ordered action

Topic |   Migrant workers in China
Zhang Yuanjun has stage III pneumoconiosis after working in a coal mine for 16 years. Photo: Handout Zhang Yuanjun has stage III pneumoconiosis after working in a coal mine for 16 years. Photo: Handout
Zhang Yuanjun has stage III pneumoconiosis after working in a coal mine for 16 years. Photo: Handout
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