Update on National Outbreak of E-cigarette Lung Injuries


As of October 22, 2019, a total of 1,604 cases of EVALI, including 34 deaths, were reported to CDC. Based on data collected as of October 15, 2019, use of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)-containing products in the 3 months preceding symptom onset was reported by 86% of patients. The median age of EVALI patients who survived was 23 years, and the median age of EVALI patients who died was 45 years.

Read more: https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/68/wr/mm6843e1.htm

Interested in preventing e-cigarette use among youth?

Check out the single-session evidence-informed Vaping Prevention Plus Wellness program: https://preventionpluswellness.com/products/vaping-prevention-plus-wellness-program-1

0 comments

  • There are no comments yet. Be the first one to post a comment on this article!

Leave a comment

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published