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12:00 AM, September 21, 2019 / LAST MODIFIED: 02:38 AM, September 21, 2019

Vaping-related illness sickens 530 in US

More than 500 people have been sickened in an outbreak of vaping-related illness in the US health authorities said Thursday, as Los Angeles became the latest city to take steps to ban flavored e-cigarettes. At least seven deaths have been attributed to vaping so far. E-cigarettes have been touted as a safer alternative to smoking. But critics say the risks are insufficiently understood, while flavored vaping liquids appeal particularly to children and risk getting them addicted to nicotine.

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