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Health & Fit U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 25, Utah latest

16:50  10 october  2019
16:50  10 october  2019 Source:   reuters.com

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Oct 3 (Reuters) - U . S . health officials on Thursday reported 18 deaths due to a mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes and said confirmed and probable cases of the illness had crossed the 1,000 mark. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 1

U . S . health officials on Thursday reported 18 deaths due to a mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes and other vaping products and said the number of confirmed and probable cases of the condition now exceeds 1,000. Public health officials are still at a loss to explain the cause of the severe.

Oct 10 (Reuters) - Deaths from a mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes rose to 25 across 21 U.S. states, with Utah on Wednesday confirming the state's first death. (http://bit.ly/2M1XFUl)

  U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 25, Utah latest © Natalia Vavilina/Getty Images

Latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) listed 1,080 confirmed and probable cases of the illness as of Oct. 1. The agency is due to update the national numbers later on Thursday. (http://bit.ly/2IlMmo5)

CDC last month urged people to not use e-cigarettes with marijuana ingredient tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), saying that the high-inducing component may have a role in causing the illness.

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Latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which updates the national numbers every Thursday, listed 1,080 confirmed and probable cases of the illness as of Oct. 1. ** States that have reported deaths : Alabama, California (2), Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana.

The newly announced deaths were residents from Alabama, Virginia and New Jersey. A specific cause of the nationwide outbreak remains unknown.

Here's what we know about the vaping-related deaths so far:

** States that have reported deaths: Alabama, California (2), Delaware, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, Oregon (2), Virginia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, and Utah.

** About 70% of the 889 patients, on whom data is available, are male, with 16% below 18 years of age, according to the CDC.

** Data shows all reported patients have a history of e-cigarette use or vaping.

** Patients have reported symptoms such as cough, shortness of breath or chest pain, as well as nausea or diarrhea, according to the CDC.

** Washington governor Jay Inslee last month urged state agencies to ban flavored and cannabis-derived vaping products and said more stringent rules could follow.

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Latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which updates the national numbers every Thursday, listed 1,080 confirmed and probable cases of the illness as of Oct. Here’ s what we know about the vaping - related deaths so far

Public health officials are still at a loss to explain the cause of the severe lung illnesses, which have now reached 1,080 cases across 48 states and one U . S . territory so far, up from 805 cases last week. Dr. Anne Schuchat, the principal deputy director of the U . S . Centers for Disease Control and.

** A federal judge last week denied the industry's bid to put a hold on Massachusetts' four-month ban, saying a temporary restraining order on the ban would conflict with the public interest.

** New York state, Michigan and Rhode Island have all banned the sale of flavored vaping products.

** Kroger Co, Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and Walmart Inc have said they would stop selling e-cigarettes at their stores.

** Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said it will stop selling e-cigarette components in the United States.

(Reporting by Manojna Maddipatla and Manas Mishra in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D'Silva and Sriraj Kalluvila)

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