E-Cigarettes

CDC Health Advisory:

Severe Pulmonary Disease Associated with Using E-Cigarette Products

August 30, 2019

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a health advisory today to provide: 1) background information on the forms of e-cigarette products, 2) information on the multistate outbreak of severe pulmonary disease associated with using e-cigarette products (devices, liquids, refill pods, and cartridges), and 3) clinical features of patients with severe pulmonary disease. The health advisory also provides recommendations for clinicians, public health officials, and the public based on currently available information.

View the CDC Health Advisory--Severe Pulmonary Disease Associated with Using E-Cigarette Products.

See the August 28 California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Health Advisory--Vaping-Associated Pulmonary Injury for state guidance and information on local reporting.

 

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Last updated: February 11, 2020