The number of reported cases of e-cigarette, or vaping, product use associated lung injury (EVALI) has continuously risen over the past few months, with updated information released nearly every week.
Trying to keep track of the rapid rise in EVALI cases and deaths? You are not alone. It can be easy for not only the public, but busy clinicians as well to get lost in the influx of data and recommendations.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released the updated numbers of EVALI cases and deaths associated with the use of e-cigarette products as of October 15. How current are you, as of today? Find out with our 6-question pop quiz below.
1. As of October 15, how many confirmed and probable cases of EVALI have been reported and by how many states?
A. 380 cases; 30 states
B. 805 cases; 35 states
C. 1000 cases; 49 states
D. 1479 cases; 49 states