Vaping and Lung Injuries

We thank you for visiting our page on vaping, e-cigarettes, and the associated lung injuries being seen in Connecticut and the nation. 

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Vaping-Related Lung Injuries

Here are links to the press releases sent out by the CT DPH regarding unexplained vaping-related lung injuries in Connecticut:

August 21, 2019 - CT DPH Investigating Second Case of Severe Respiratory Illness Possibly Related to Vaping

September 5, 2019 - CT DPH Reports 3 Additional Cases of Severe Lung Disease

October 3, 2019 - CT DPH Reports First Death Associated with Lung Injury Related to Vaping

October 18, 2019 - Number of Vaping Related Lung Injury Cases Under Investigation in CT Climbs to 34

November 1, 2019 - Total of 38 Vaping-Related Lung Injury Cases Now Reported in CT