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
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