CDC issues warning after spike in potential vaping-related illnesses

The CDC held a briefing Friday after health officials said the death of an Illinois patient could be linked to vaping. This would be the first death in the United States tied to the smoking alternative, officials say. The CDC is tracking 193 cases of severe lung illnesses potentially associated with e-cigarettes and vaping in 23 different states, including Texas.
Published: 6:37 PM CDT August 23, 2019