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Remember the vaping crisis? Well, it hasn’t gone anywhere

It can be hard to recall the news cycle Before Corona, but as summer gave way to fall in 2019, another public health problem dominated the headlines: the vaping crisis. At the time, the country was seeing a steep rise in hospitalizations for e-cigarette, or vaping, product use-associated lung injury (EVALI for short), mostly of young people, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A staggering 2,807 hospitalizations or deaths were reported to the agency as of February 18, 2020, which peaked in September 2019. […]

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