On October 11, according to the latest data from the CDC, as of October 8, 2019, 49 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands had reported 1,299 lung injury cases related to the use of glass bong or mini bong to the CDC, and 26 deaths had been confirmed in 21 states.
Alaska is the only state that has not reported any cases.
This week's data is up from last week, when 1080 cases of lung injury related to electronic atomization were reported in 48 states and the United States Virgin Islands.
The following is the full text of CDC official information disclosure:
Released at 1:00 p.m. EST on October 10, 2019
What we know
-As of October 8, 2019, 49 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and one U.S. territory have reported 1299 lung injury cases related to the use of mini bong or mini bong , and 26 deaths have been confirmed in 21 states.
-All patients reported a history of using electronic cigarettes or electronic aerosols.
-Most patients reported a history of using products containing tetrahydrocannabinol. The latest findings from countries and regions show that products containing tetrahydrocannabinol have played a role in the epidemic.
-About 70% of patients are male. About 80% of patients are under 35 years old. 15% of patients are under 18 years old. 21% of the patients are 18 to 20 years old.
What we don't know
-It is not clear that specific chemical exposure causes lung injury related to the use of electronic cigarettes or smoking.
-No single product or substance is associated with all lung injury cases. The products used by patients may contain multiple components, complicated packaging and supply chains, and may contain illegal substances.
-Users may not know what their electronic cigarette or electronic atomized liquid solution contains, and suppliers or users may modify many products and substances. It can be obtained from shops, online retailers and informal sources (such as friends and family).
-More information is needed to understand whether it is caused by one or more glass bong king cigarettes or electronic atomized products, substances or brands.
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