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Vaping-Related Death in Kansas Brings National Total to Nine

In all, 530 people have possible or confirmed lung injuries from the vaping-linked lung illness

TUESDAY, Sept. 24, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A 50-year-old man has become the second patient in Kansas to die from lung damage tied to electronic cigarette use. That brings the national total of deaths from this illness to nine, CNN reported.

So far, the number of deaths include two in California, two in Kansas, and one each in Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Missouri, and Oregon, according to CNN.

In all, 530 people have possible or confirmed lung injuries from the vaping-linked lung illness, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports.

People sickened by vaping can develop a cough, shortness of breath, nausea, and chest pain. Some people vomit and have stomach pain and fever.

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