Kentucky health officials are reporting the state's first death potentially related to vaping.
Additionally, there have been 2,602 hospitalized EVALI cases or deaths reported to the CDC from all 50 states, as well as the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, the CDC said.More news: New Batman Game Teased by WB Games Montreal
MI health officials are reporting the state's third vaping-related lung injury death. "To help with this investigation, we remind health care providers to report patients who may have this condition to their local health department".
The Centers for Disease Control says THC oil cartridges may be driving a nationwide outbreak of "e-cigarette or vaping product use-associated lung injury"; Bryan Llenas reports.
The death is the third in MI, following one on October 2, 2019 and one on November 26, 2019. Across the country, as of December 27, more than 2,500 people in all 50 states and the District of Columbia have been hospitalized for a vaping-related illness, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.More news: Joaquin Phoenix Detained At Jane Fonda's Climate Protest Following Golden Globes Win
And those affected are between the age of 15-67 years old. But no specific brand has been conclusively identified as the source.
The CDC recommends that people not use e-cigarette products that contain THC. Adults who are using e-cigarettes are encouraged to "carefully monitor themselves for symptoms" like cough, shortness of breath, chest pain, nausea, stomach pain, vomiting, diarrhea, fever, chills or weight loss. E-cigarettes are not FDA approved as a smoking cessation device.More news: Steph Curry: Giannis chat was about 'PUBG,' not plans to team up