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48 reported dead from vaping-related lung illness

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48 people have died from a lung injury associated with e-cigarette use in 25 states and the District of Columbia, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports.

What's new: Data as of Nov. 20 shows the median age of patients who died was 53 years old and the deaths ranged from 17 to 75 years.