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E-Cigarette and Vaping Updates

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 the prevention community 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 (includes recommendations for State and Local Health Departments), CDC

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

Severe Pulmonary Disease Associated with Electronic-Cigarette–Product Use — Interim Guidance, CDC

Vaping and the Youth:

Know the Risks: E-Cigarettes & Young People, U.S. 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