California public health officials report seventh vaping-related death

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention activates emergency operations center for vaping-related illnesses

7th person dies from vaping illness; CDC opens emergency center

CDC is also working with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to collect information about e-cigarette product use, or vaping, among patients and test the substances or chemicals in the products used by patients.

Medic Christopher Mackie told a news conference that the London, Ontario high school student, who vaped daily, was admitted to a local hospital intensive care unit, but has since recovered.

One of the spokesperson of Vaping Association said that the present move of the U.S. government will hinder the plans of millions of U.S. citizens who has overcome their habit of smoking.

E-cigarettes have been available in the USA and Canada since 2006, and are sometimes used to aid in quitting smoking traditional tobacco products such as cigarettes.

Anyone who wants help in quitting use of tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, should contact their personal medical provider or the California Smokers' Helpline at 1-800-NO-BUTTS.

"Long-term effects of vaping on health are unknown".

10, six people have died from lung issues related to vaping, health officials announced. No single substance has been found to be present in all the laboratory samples being examined.

On Monday, the CDC activated its Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to enhance the inter-agency response to the current investigation into cases of lung injury associated with e-cigarette product use, or vaping.

Another death related to vaping was identified on September 6 by health officials in Indiana.

A California man has died from an illness related to e-cigarette use - the seventh person suspected to have died from vaping.

The same day, the Minnesota of Department of Health said a patient who was over 65 had died in August after a long and complicated hospitalization.

Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive component of cannabis, has been quickly linked to the outbreak, as several patients reported vaping products containing cannabinoids, THC in particular.

If you are concerned about the health risks, consider refraining from using e-cigarettes or vaping products.

"It is time to stop vaping", Kansas Department of Health and Environment Secretary Dr. "The recent deaths across our country, combined with hundreds of reported lung injury cases continue to intensify".

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