Health Care

Related illnesses over 1,000 in U.S.

Related illnesses over 1,000 in U.S.”

The rise in cases came both as a result of new cases and local health officials identifying older cases, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention principal deputy director said in a media briefing.

In New Jersey, a task force set up by Governor Chris Murphy recommended Thursday that the state move to ban flavored e-cigarettes.

The Food and Drug Administration is analyzing products from 18 states, but neither that agency nor the CDC has pinpointed an electronic cigarette, vaping device, liquid or ingredient as the root cause.

It previously had said there were 12 confirmed deaths from 10 states, and some 805 cases reported from 46 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

A report by clinicians in North Carolina last month pointed to the inhalation of fatty substances from aerosolized oils as causing acute lipoid pneumonia, but a new study by the Mayo Clinic published this week found patients' lungs had been exposed to noxious fumes.

The number of vaping-related illnesses has surpassed 1,000, and there's no sign the outbreak is fading, US health officials said Thursday.

The outbreak of cases, first reported in July, has confounded health experts.

Doctors have been unable to establish what is causing the illness, whose symptoms include chest pain, fatigue and shortness of breath.

The CDC and FDA have not yet announced a link to one particular product, but said they have information on products used by 578 patients so far.

"In Wisconsin, two groups of friends. who became ill after using THC-containing cartridges specifically reported sharing Dank Vapes cartridges".

In the meantime, the CDC recommends USA consumers avoid all vaping products - especially products containing THC and bought off the street.

"No single product or substance has been linked to all lung injury cases".

The FDA has collected over 440 samples from 18 states to date, said McMeekin, and is continuing to gather and analyze more. As the investigation continues, they said those percentages might change.

"No single product or substance has been linked to all lung injury cases", according to the CDC, and the agency acknowledges that the "specific chemical exposure (s) causing lung injuries associated with e-cigarette use, or vaping, remains unknown at this time". "I can not stress enough that people should just avoid these products completely, and most especially avoid products that were purchased off the street or have been modified in any way".

Like this



05 October 2019
Trump Campaign Planning Anti-Biden Ad Blitz in Early Primary States
It's expected to say officials won't cooperate with the probe because it was initiated without a vote of the House. The 30-second ad, titled "Biden Corruption", highlights the controversy surrounding former Vice President Joseph R.

05 October 2019
Djokovic, Pouille through to Japan Open quarter-finals
Hopefully on Friday I can play my game and stay solid like I was today because against him it is really important. Djokovic served 10 aces and won 81 percent of his first-service points en route to victory in 95 minutes.

05 October 2019
Extraordinary embrace: gesture of forgiveness by murder victim's brother
The Dallas Morning News reports Guyger is the first Dallas police officer to be convicted of murder since the 1970s. When District Judge Tammy Kemp said yes, Brandt wiped a tear from his eye before stepping off the witness stand.

05 October 2019
3 shot in Vancouver apartment lobby; suspect barricaded
Some residents have been evacuated, while others are sheltering in place as police negotiate with the shooter. During negotiations with the suspect, SWAT officers could be seen standing on balconies on several floors.

05 October 2019
Michigan reports first death from vaping-related lung injury
Free help is available for individuals who are ready to kick the tobacco habit at 800-QUIT-NOW (800-784-8669). Michigan's health department has confirmed the state's first death caused by a vaping-related injury.

05 October 2019
Osaka into China Open semis after thrilling win
Also, Alexander Zverev beat Felix Auger Aliassime 6-3, 6-1, and Sam Querrey defeated Diego Schwartzman 7-6 (2), 6-7 (6), 6-3. The third-seeded Greek came back from a set down to defeat defending champion Nikoloz Basilashvili 4-6, 6-3, 6-2.

04 October 2019
All the Dual-Screen Windows 10X Laptops Coming — Beyond Surface Neo
From what we hear, Windows 10X will only be supported on Intel-based devices, so don't expect it on ARM-based products for now. It seems Microsoft will only load the Win32 subsystem when a user opens a desktop app, thereby saving precious battery life.

04 October 2019
Man City blow as Guardiola confirms De Bruyne out of Wolves clash
Kevin De Bruyne is set to miss Manchester City's Premier League clash with Wolverhampton Wanderers on Sunday ( Watch live, 9 a.m. ET, on NBCSN and, manager Pep Guardiola confirmed on Friday.

04 October 2019
'AOC is a Wack Job!': Trump trades insults with Bronx Dem
So I think you're next campaign slogan has to be this: 'We got to start eating babies.' We still have too many people. Late Thursday, a Twitter account belonging to the LaRouche PAC - which was founded by conspiracy theorist Lyndon H.

04 October 2019
One-time United Kingdom prime ministerial hopeful, Rory Stewart, steps down
Responding to the news, former Cabinet minister Amber Rudd tweeted: "What a loss to politics". Stewart is not the only MP to have quit the Conservative party in recent weeks.