Category Archives: Outbreak

Vitamin E Acetate Common Denominator in Vaping Injuries & Deaths

The CDC announced today that Vitamin E Acetate is the common denominator in vaping injuries. Fluid samples were taken from the lungs of 29 patients. Of the 29 patients, THC was identified in 82% of the samples and nicotine was identified in 62% of the samples, yet vitamin e acetate was found in ALL samples. […]

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Salmonella Outbreak Ground Beef

An outbreak of Salmonella Dublin has infected ten people after they consumed ground beef. Eight were hospitalized and one death out of California has been reported. The CDC is currently investigating to find the source of the ground beef outbreak, but is yet to announce a recall of all ground beef, and instead is suggesting […]

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Study: Vaping Nicotine Causes Cancer

A study sponsored by National Institutes of Health showed that E-cigarette vapor causes lung cancer and potentially bladder cancer in mice, damaging their DNA and leading researchers at New York University to conclude that vaping is likely “very harmful” to humans as well. The amount of smoke the mice were exposed to was similar to […]

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Latest in E-Cigarette/Vaping Outbreak

Total lung unjury cases associated with e-cigarette, or vaping products is now up to 1,299, with 26 deaths in 21 states.

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Outbreak: Lung Injury Due to E-cigarettes/Vaping

As of September 27, 2019 that stats are as follows: ~805 lung injury cases reported across 46 states and 1 US territory. 12 deaths confirmed in 10 states 69% of patients are male nearly 2/3 of patients are 18-34 years old, with 22% between 18-21 and 16% under 18 years old All reported patients have […]

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