Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and States Update Number of Hospitalized EVALI Cases and EVALI Deaths | site |




(February 11, 2020) - - Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published the following information:

CDC today announced the updated number of hospitalized e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury (EVALI) cases* and EVALI deaths.

As of Feb. 4, 2020, 2,758 cases of hospitalized EVALI or deaths were reported by all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and 2 U.S. territories (Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands).

EVALI Deaths


As of Feb. 4, 2020, 64 deaths have been confirmed in 28 states and the District of Columbia:
  • Alabama, California, Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Virginia.
More deaths are under investigation.


CDC, in coordination with FDA and states, continues to monitor and evaluate EVALI cases and deaths. For further updates, visit: www.cdc.gov/lunginjury

*As of Dec. 3, 2019, CDC only reports hospitalized EVALI cases. CDC reports EVALI deaths, regardless of hospitalization status.