เนื่องจากมีรายงานผู้เสียชีวิตใหม่ 2 รัฐ คือ รัฐแมสซาชูเซตส์ และรัฐอิลลินอยส์ ทั้งนี้โรงพยาบาลรัฐนิวเจอร์ซีย์กล่าวว่า ผู้ป่วยอายุน้อยกว่า 11 ปี พบมีการใช้บุหรี่ไฟฟ้า | Vaping death toll climbs to 39 in the US as two states report new fatalities and New Jersey hospitals say patients as young as 11 are using e-cigarettes
- State health officials in Massachusetts said Wednesday a second person has died there of the mysterious vaping-related illness sweeping the US
- A third person has died in Illinois, officials there said on Thursday
- The Centers for Disease Control has confirmed 37 deaths nationwide, but the latest reports bump the total up to 39
- A New Jersey Hospital Association report says that pediatric patients as young as 11 are now reporting vaping and it expects to see 16,000 e-cig users in 2019
Deaths in the United States from a mysterious lung illness linked to vaping rose to 39, with Illinois and Massachusetts confirming additional deaths in the states.
The Illinois Department of Public Health on Thursday reported a third death in the state, while health officials in Massachusetts reported the state's second death on Wednesday.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday confirmed 37 deaths and 1,888 confirmed and probable cases of the respiratory illness. As of Oct. 29, the deaths have occurred in 24 states and among ages 17-75 years, according to CDC data.
The agency has urged people not to use e-cigarettes with marijuana ingredient tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), saying the high-inducing component may have a role in causing the illness.
Meanwhile, a the New Jersey Hospital Association says the state is now seeing patients as young as 11 who report using e-cigarettes. Officials at the hospital say the expect to see 16,000 e-cigarette-using patients by the end of the year.
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