CDC, states update number of hospitalized EVALI cases and EVALI deaths

Media Statement

For Immediate Release: Thursday, January 9, 2020
Contact: Media Relations
(404) 639-3286

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

EVALI Deaths

  • As of January 7, 2020, 57 deaths have been confirmed in 27 states and the District of Columbia:
    • Alabama, California, Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, 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.

*As of December 3, 2019, CDC only reports hospitalized EVALI cases.  CDC reports EVALI deaths, regardless of hospitalization status.

For updates on this investigation, visit: www.cdc.gov/lunginjury.

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Page last reviewed: January 9, 2020