Vaping Can Be Deadly!
Healthy teen’s symptoms baffle doctors David Michaels is a professor at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University. He served as assistant secretary of labor for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (2009-2017) and is the author of the forthcoming book “The Triumph of Doubt: Dark Money and the Science of Deception” (Oxford University Press, 2020). The views expressed here are his. Read more opinions on CNN.
GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A woman has become the third person in Texas to die from a lung disease associated with a national outbreak of vaping-related illnesses, according to health officials.
The Galveston County Health District said Monday the woman, who was 30 to 35 years old, died on Dec. 29 at a local hospital.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported nearly 2,600 vaping-related illnesses and at least 55 deaths nationwide.