US vaping-related deaths rise to 47, cases of illness to 2,290

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22 Nov, 2019 7:42 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters) – US health officials reported 2,290 confirmed and probable cases and 5 more deaths from a mysterious respiratory illness tied to vaping, taking the total death toll to 47 so far this year.

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recorded 2,172 cases and 42 deaths from the illness.

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