California woman dies of vaping-related lung injury, officials say
A 76-year-old San Diego woman who died on May 24 has become San Diego County’s first EVALI death, according to a Thursday news release from the County of San Diego Communications Office, which cited the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency.
No other details were provided.
At least three other EVALI cases have been reported in “young adults” in recent weeks, per the release, marking the “first reports of the lung illness in San Diego County since 2019,” officials said.
None of the new cases tested positive for the novel coronavirus and said they had recently vaped products that contain tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive ingredient found in marijuana.
The news comes after numerous reports of EVALI cases across the nation …continued .
[Source: Fox News]