2nd death from vaping-related illness reported in Tennessee

Local Health Alert

A second death from a vaping-related illness in Tennessee was confirmed Thursday.

The state health department would only say the death happened in west Tennessee, but they didn’t say exactly where or provide details on the person who died.

So far 57 lung injury cases, including two deaths, associated with e-cigarettes have been reported here in the Volunteer State.

As of Tuesday, the CDC reports more than 1,600 illnesses and 34 deaths connected to vaping.

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