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NAQC Newsroom: Tobacco Control

CDC, States Update Number of Hospitalized EVALI Cases and EVALI Deaths.

Thursday, February 13, 2020  
Posted by: Natalia Gromov

On February 11, CDC announced the updated number of hospitalized e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury (EVALI) cases* and EVALI deaths.

EVALI Deaths

  • As of Feb. 4, 2020, 64 deaths have been confirmed in 28 states and the District of Columbia:
  • Alabama, California, Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Virginia.
  • More deaths are under investigation.
CDC, in coordination with FDA and states, continues to monitor and evaluate EVALI cases and deaths. For further updates, visit: www.cdc.gov/lunginjury
 
*As of Dec. 3, 2019, CDC only reports hospitalized EVALI cases. CDC reports EVALI deaths, regardless of hospitalization status.

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