Centers for Disease Control, States Update Number of Cases of Lung Injury Associated with use of E-cigarette, or Vaping, Products| site |


(October 31, 2019) - - Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published the following information:

CDC today announced the updated number of confirmed and probable lung injury cases and deaths associated with the use of e-cigarette, or vaping, products.

Patients with Lung Injury
Deaths
  • 37 deaths have been confirmed in 24 states and the District of Columbia: Alabama, California (3), Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (3), Illinois (2), Indiana (3), Kansas (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota (3), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania, Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah, and Virginia.
For updates on this investigation, visit: www.cdc.gov/lunginjury .

For information about the collection of e-cigarette, or vaping, products, including e-liquids, associated with confirmed or probable cases for possible testing by FDA, contact: [email protected] fda.hhs.gov .

For information about collection and submission of clinical specimens for possible testing by CDC, see CDC’s Healthcare Provider web page.

For information about collection and submission of e-cigarette, or vaping, products, including e-liquids, associated with confirmed or probable cases for possible aerosol emissions testing by CDC, contact: [email protected] .

Clinicians and health officials who have questions about this outbreak can contact: [email protected] ov .

All others, including the general public, who have questions about this outbreak can contact CDC-INFO at 800-232-4636, or visit wwwn.cdc.gov/dcs/ContactUs/Form .



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