By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews

As of August 27, 2019, 215 possible cases have been reported from 25 states, and additional reports of pulmonary illness are under investigation.

One death has been recorded.

Although the etiology of e-cigarette-associated pulmonary disease is undetermined, epidemiologic investigations in affected states are ongoing to better characterize the exposures, demographic, clinical, and laboratory features and behaviors of patients.

In this video, I look at the latest–what’s known and what’s unknown–concerning the serious public health problem.