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E-Cigarette and Vaping Updates

Publication Date: Oct 21, 2019
As of January 7, 2020, CDC has confirmed:
  • 2,602 cases of e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury (EVALI) have been reported to CDC from all 50 states, D.C., Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands
  • 57 deaths have been confirmed in 27 states and D.C.
  • The median age of deceased patients was 52 years
See CDC's Latest Outbreak Information

Resources:
Vaping and Lung Illness:

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:

E-cigarettes and Youth: What Parents Need to Know (CDC)

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

Trends in Adolescent Vaping, 2017–2019 (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)