Washington, DC - CDC announced the updated number of hospitalized e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury (EVALI) cases* and EVALI deaths.
Hospitalized EVALI Cases
- As of December 17, 2019, 2,506 cases of hospitalized EVALI were reported by all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and 2 U.S. territories (Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands).
- As of December 17, 2019, 54 deaths have been confirmed in 27 states and the District of Columbia:
- Alabama, California, Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Virginia.
- More deaths are under investigation.
*As of December 3, 2019, CDC will only report hospitalized EVALI cases, and EVALI deaths, regardless of hospitalization status.
For updates on this investigation, visit: www.cdc.gov/lunginjury.