First Death From Vaping In NY State
Governor Andrew Cuomo is announcing the first death from vaping in New York state.
Cuomo says a 17-year-old male from the Bronx passed away at Montefiore Hospital.
Cuomo says the victim was previously hospitalized in early September with a vaping-associated respiratory illness. He was re-admitted in late September and died on October 4th.
The governor reiterated how dangerous vaping is.
The State Health Department is investigating the vaping death.