Up to date: Oct 11, 2019 04:48 IST
Washington [US], Oct 11 (Sputnik/ANI): The variety of US fatalities brought on by means of e-cigarettes, or vaping, rose by eight in the course of the previous week to a complete of 26, the Facilities for Illness Management (CDC) stated in an announcement.
“Twenty-six deaths have been confirmed in 21 states,” the CDC stated on Thursday. “1,299 confirmed and possible lung damage instances related to the usage of the e-cigarette, or vaping, merchandise had been reported by 49 states, the District of Columbia and the US Virgin Islands.”
The deaths occurred within the states of Alabama, California (three), Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (two), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (two), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Oregon (two), Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia, the CDC stated.
The sufferers that died ranged in age from 17 to 75 years, the assertion added.
On Wednesday, the Chinese language-based e-commerce large Alibaba stated it could impose new restrictive measures for e-cigarette and accent gross sales in america from Thursday. Earlier, the US retail large Walmart stated it could droop the sale of digital nicotine-vaping merchandise. (Sputnik/ANI)