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CDC Finds Possible Culprit In Outbreak Of Vaping-Related Lung Injuries

9 monthes ago   |   By NPR

In every lung fluid sample tested from patients inflicted with lung injury, the scientists found traces of a chemical called vitamin E acetate. It's seen as a breakthrough in the investigation.
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Investigators are homing in on a potential chemical culprit behind the mysterious spate of vaping-related illnesses and deaths. Here's what officials knew and when

Investigators are homing in on a potential chemical culprit behind the mysterious spate of vaping-related illnesses and deaths. Here's what officials knew and when

9 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration are investigating a spate of lung illnesses tied to vaping , or using e-cigarettes.
The illnesses have so far claimed 39 lives. There have been 2.051 reported cases of lung diseases in the US since June.
The CDC said it has narrowed in on a culprit for the first time: Vitamin E acetate.
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Vitamin E acetate, in combination with THC, may be responsible for outbreak of vaping deaths

Vitamin E acetate, in combination with THC, may be responsible for outbreak of vaping deaths

9 monthes ago   |   By WGN TV

Vitamin E acetate, in combination with THC, may be to blame for a national outbreak of e-cigarette-related lung injuries that's linked to dozens of deaths, according to US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials.
Dr. Anne Schuchat, the principal deputy director of the CDC, said she would characterize it as a breakthrough in the agency's investigation, although more tests are necessary.
“These new findings are significant,” Schuchat said during a press briefing on Friday. “We have a strong culprit.”
There is still more work to do and the CDC said it is continuing to test for a...
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Officials believe vitamin E oil is playing a pivotal role in the outbreak of vaping-related lung illnesses, after 39 deaths

Officials believe vitamin E oil is playing a pivotal role in the outbreak of vaping-related lung illnesses, after 39 deaths

9 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Investigators said vitamin E acetate, an ingredient found in canola, soy, and corn oil, appears to be playing a pivotal role in the spate of vaping-related lung illnesses during a call with reporters on Friday.
At latest count, there have been 39 deaths and 2,051 confirmed and probable cases of illness across the US.
"These findings provide direct evidence of vitamin E acetate at the primary site of injury," the officials wrote in their report.
The mysterious lung disease isn't the only risk of vaping. Read on to see how vaping affects your health.
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