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CDC today announced the updated number of hospitalized e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury (EVALI) cases* and EVALI deaths.
- As of December 27, 2019, 55 deaths have been confirmed in 27 states and the District of Columbia:
- Alabama, California, Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, 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.
*As of December 3, 2019, CDC only reports hospitalized EVALI cases, and EVALI deaths, regardless of hospitalization status.
For updates on this investigation, visit: www.cdc.gov/lunginjury.
Source of original article: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) / CDC Online Newsroom (tools.cdc.gov).
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