By Mary Kekatos Health Reporter and Leah Mcdonald For Dailymail.com
Published: 22:26 BST, 1 October 2019 | Updated: 22:27 BST, 1 October 2019
Virginia and New Jersey have each reported their first deaths related to vaping, bringing the US total count up to 17.
The death in Virginia, an adult who lived in the southwest region, occurred on September 26 at a hospital in Greensboro, North Carolina.
The New Jersey death, an adult female who lived in the northern part of the state, occurred in August.
No details about either victims' names or ages are being released to protect the privacy of their respective families.
The Virginia resident died on September 26 at a hospital in Greensboro, North Carolina and the death of the New Jersey resident, an adult female, occurred in August (file image)
On Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that 12 deaths had been