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Death Toll Stands at 6 Among Those Who Recently Vaped
Posted on: 9/10/2019

Cases of respiratory illness among individuals who had a recent history of vaping continue to rise at an alarming rate across the country.

At press time, the death toll stood at six individuals, with 450 possible cases in 33 states and one territory – all tied to the use of e-cigarettes and similar devices to inhale aerosolized liquid.

Last month Illinois reported the very first death in the United States of a patient who contracted a serious lung disease after vaping.


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