Vaping crisis ‘critical’ as deaths rise to 18 and cases top 1,000 in USRuth Mabhiza
Health officials highlight the “seriousness” of the injuries caused and call for action to stop people vaping.
Health officials say 18 people have died from vaping-related illnesses
The number of vaping-related deaths has risen to 18 in the United States, with cases of illnesses linked to the practice topping 1,000 – health officials have said.
More than a third of those affected are under the age of 21, but those that have died have been older adults who apparently had more difficulty recovering.