The Louisiana Department of Health has confirmed that the third vaping-related death in Louisiana took place in Lafayette. The LDH reported they tracked the death from complications related to a lung injury caused by vaping. They also reported there have been 35 lung injuries involving e-cigarettes or vaping products since August of 2019 with ages ranging from 17 to 71. According to the US Centers for Disease Control, as of January 14th, there have been 2,668 people hospitalized from vaping-related illnesses nationwide.