E-Cigarette and Vaping Updates

September 30, 2019
As of September 24, 2019 at 5pm, 805 lung injury cases associated with the use of e-cigarette or vaping products have been reported to CDC and twelve deaths have been confirmed in 10 states (as reported on CDC.gov). It is important the the prevention community know the risks and the latest advisory from the CDC. Please explore the resources linked below which include a Health Advisory from the CDC and Interim Guidance:


Vaping and Lung Illness:

CDC Investigation Notice/Outbreak of Lung Illness Associated with Using E-cigarette Products (including recommendations for State and Local Health Departments)

Severe Pulmonary Disease Associated with Using E-Cigarette Products - An official CDC Health Advisory

Severe Pulmonary Disease Associated with Electronic-Cigarette–Product Use — Interim Guidance (from the CDC)

Vaping and the Youth:

Know the Risks: E-Cigarettes & Young People (from the Surgeon General)

Trends in Adolescent Vaping, 2017–2019 (from the New England Journal of Medicine)

Combating Epidemic of Youth E-Cigarette Use with Plan to Clear Market of Unauthorized, Non-Tobacco-Flavored E-Cigarette Products (HHS Press Office)

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