U.S. is focusing on vitamin E as cause of vaping lung injuries

THE U.S. CENTERS FOR DISEASE Control and Prevention is investigating vitamin E acetate as a potential cause of the severe lung injuries related to vaping, finding it in fluid taken from the lungs of 29 patients battling the condition. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DAVID PAUL MORRIS
THE U.S. CENTERS FOR DISEASE Control and Prevention is investigating vitamin E acetate as a potential cause of the severe lung injuries related to vaping, finding it in fluid taken from the lungs of 29 patients battling the condition. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/DAVID PAUL MORRIS
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – United States health officials are looking closely at vitamin E acetate as a potential cause of the severe lung injuries that have sickened thousands of Americans who have used vaping devices, including more than three dozen who died as a result. A study of fluid taken from the lungs of 29 patients…

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