Vitamin E oil has been implicated in at least one other vaping-related illness – back in 2000. But the FDA says it’s too soon to rule out other contaminants.
By Erika Edwards
Vitamin E acetate is now a focus of the investigation into vaping-related respiratory illnesses that have sickened 34 people in New York, state health officials say.
As of Thursday afternoon, there have been 361 confirmed or suspected cases reported by state health departments nationwide. Two people have died, one in Illinois and the other in Oregon.