An Illinois patient has died after suffering lung-related illnesses from vaping, although federal officials disclosed few details about the circumstances. Source: NYT > Business – Matt Richtel
The C.D.C. said serious respiratory problems were reported in the past two months, though it remained unclear whether vaping nicotine or THC, the high-inducing chemical in marijuana, was the cause. Source: NYT > Business – Sheila Kaplan
Duodenoscopes have sickened hundreds of patients in hospital outbreaks. Now some experts are demanding the devices be redesigned or taken off the market. Source: NYT > Business – Roni Caryn Rabin
An analysis covering 66 million young people has found plummeting rates of precancerous lesions and genital warts after vaccination against the human papillomavirus. Source: NYT > Business – Donald G. McNeil Jr.
The state health department calls on hospitals to do more to fight Candida auris, a mystery germ spreading the globe. Source: NYT > Business – Matt Richtel
In its decision to approve two drugs for orange and grapefruit trees, the E.P.A. largely ignored objections from the C.D.C. and the F.D.A., which fear that expanding their use in cash crops could fuel antibiotic resistance in humans. Source: NYT > Business – ANDREW JACOBS and MICHAEL ADNO