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Number of vaping illness cases in Utah rises to 83. No more deaths reported.

The number of vaping-related lung damage cases in Utah has risen to 83, according to officials.

As of Tuesday, that’s an increase of 11 over the previous week, according to the Utah Department of Health. There have been no additional deaths; one fatality was reported in the state last week.

Health officials said that vaping THC cartridges “is the likely driver of this outbreak of severe lung injury” and recommend that people “do not vape THC cartridges until we learn more.”

As of Monday, the Centers for Disease Control has recorded almost 1,300 vaping-related cases nationally, with patients in 49 states and 26 reported deaths.