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What’s Known and Not Known About the Mysterious Vaping Illness

More deaths, few clues, and a sense of emergency as e-cig use soars and the black market thrives

A closeup photo of a man exhaling smoke from an electronic cigarette in Washington, DC on September 12, 2019.
Photo: Eva Hambach/AFP/Getty

AsAs the death toll from a respiratory illness tied to vaping reached eight last week and the number of total cases in the crisis climbed to 530 across 38 states, the mystery began to take on Hollywood…




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Robert Roy Britt

Robert Roy Britt

Independent health & science journalist writing motivationally about the science of physical health & mental wellness. Former editor-in-chief of LiveScience.

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