U.S. Vaping-Related Deaths Rise to 26, Illnesses to 1,299

October 10, 2019

(Reuters) – U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 26 deaths and 1,299 confirmed and probable cases so far from a mysterious respiratory illness tied to vaping. Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 1,080 cases and 18 deaths from the illness.