Latest information on outbreak of lung illnesses associated with using e-cigarette products

September 11, 2019

Variety of e-cigarette devicesAs of September 6, 2019, over 450 possible cases of lung illness associated with the use of e-cigarette products have been reported to CDC from 33 states and 1 U.S. territory.

Get the latest information on these illnesses including symptoms and what you should do here: https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/basic_information/e-cigarettes/severe-lung-disease.html.

Currently the CDC is recommending that while the investigation of these illnesses is ongoing, that people consider not using e-cigarette products.

Youth vaping has also been called an epidemic by the CDC, the U.S. Surgeon General and others.  Information for parents, educators and healthcare providers on the dangers of e-cigarettes to youth and young adults can be found here:  https://www.cdc.gov/tobacco/basic_information/e-cigarettes/factsheet/index.html