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E-Cigarette and Vaping Updates

Publication Date: Oct 21, 2019
As of October 15, 2019, 1,479 lung injury cases associated with the use of e-cigarette or vaping products have been reported to CDC. Thirty-three deaths have been confirmed in 24 states (as reported on CDC.gov). It is important to know the risks and the latest advisory from the CDC.
Resources below include a Health Advisory from the CDC and Interim Guidance:
Vaping and Lung Illness:

CDC Investigation Notice/Outbreak of Lung Illness Associated with Using E-cigarette Products (including recommendations for State and Local Health Departments)

Severe Pulmonary Disease Associated with Using E-Cigarette Products - An official CDC Health Advisory

Severe Pulmonary Disease Associated with Electronic-Cigarette–Product Use — Interim Guidance (from the CDC)


Vaping and the Youth:

Know the Risks: E-Cigarettes & Young People (from the Surgeon General)

Trends in Adolescent Vaping, 2017–2019 (from the New England Journal of Medicine)

Combating Epidemic of Youth E-Cigarette Use with Plan to Clear Market of Unauthorized, Non-Tobacco-Flavored E-Cigarette Products (HHS Press Office)