A suspected tainted black market vape cart seized in New York. (Courtesy of New York State Department of Health)
As of Thursday, Oct. 3, the CDC has
1080 confirmed and probable cases in 48 states of severe acute respiratory distress syndrome possibly associated with a recently inhaled drug aerosol (commonly known as vaping). As many as 18 patients may have died from the condition. The deaths occurred in Illinois, Oregon (2), Indiana, California (2), Minnesota, Kansas (2), Missouri, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Jersey, Alabama, Virginia, and Delaware. Here’s what you need to know.
Leafly originally published this story Sept. 6. We updated it again Oct. 3 at 2:45 p.m. PST.