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Outbreak of Lung Injury Associated with E-Cigarette Use, or Vaping

Outbreak of Lung Injury Associated with E-Cigarette Use, or Vaping

Outbreak of Lung Injury Associated with E-Cigarette Use, or Vaping

CDC, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), state and local health departments, and other clinical and public health partners are investigating a multistate outbreak of lung injury associated with e-cigarette product use, or vaping.

Tobacco Use Prevention

Tobacco Use Prevention

Tobacco Use Prevention

Campaigns and resources to prevent youth and young adults from starting to use tobacco and vaping products.

Vaping Information for Healthcare Providers

Vaping Information for Healthcare Providers

Vaping Information for Healthcare Providers

As this investigation continues, CDC encourages clinicians to report possible lung injury cases of e-cigarette or vaping-associated lung injury to their local or state health departmentexternal icon for further investigation.

Vaping Information for the Public

Vaping Information for the Public

Vaping Information for the Public

Symptoms of Lung Injury Reported by Some Patients in This Outbreak: Patients in this investigation have reported the following symptoms: cough, shortness of breath, or chest pain; nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea; fatigue, fever, or abdominal pain. Some patients have reported that their symptoms developed over a few days, while others have reported that their symptoms developed over several weeks. A lung infection does not appear to be causing the symptoms.

Vaping-Induced Lung Injury

Vaping-Induced Lung Injury

Vaping-Induced Lung Injury

A number of environmental agents are known to cause acute or subacute inhalation injury to the lung parenchyma. Indeed, emergency response guidelines for medical personnel describe toxic inhalation pneumonitis as a heterogeneous group of chemically induced injuries to the lung parenchyma as well as to the upper respiratory tract.

Vaping-Related Lung Injury Interim Guidelines

Vaping-Related Lung Injury Interim Guidelines

Vaping-Related Lung Injury Interim Guidelines

This is an update: Interim Guidance for Health Care Providers Evaluating and Caring for Patients with Suspected E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use Associated Lung Injury — United States, October 2019.