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New Zealand volcanic eruption: What we know

the New Zealand Defence Force, recovery operation at Whakaari/White Island on December 13
The New Zealand Defence Force during Friday's recovery operation at Whakaari/White Island. Photo: New Zealand Defence Force via Getty Images

The official death toll from New Zealand's volcanic eruption on Whakaari/White Island rose to 16 after another person died of their injuries in hospital, police have confirmed.

The latest: The search has resumed for two others still missing since Monday's eruption. Six bodies were recovered from the island Friday.

52 reported dead from vaping-related lung illness

Photo: Yui Mok - PA Images/Contributor/Getty Images

52 people have died from a lung injury associated with e-cigarette use in 26 states and the District of Columbia, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention newly reports.

What's new: Data as of Dec. 10 shows the median age of patients who died was 52 years old and the ages of those who died ranged from 17 to 75.