Lawmakers urge the FDA to temporarily clear e-cigarettes from market amid Covid pandemic. Here's why

In a letter to the US Food and Drug Administration, lawmakers are urging the agency to temporarily clear the market of all e-cigarettes for the duration of the coronavirus crisis.

The letter makes this call based on emerging research that suggests vaping or using e-cigarettes can come with an increased risk of being diagnosed with Covid-19 and suffering symptoms.

The study, published in the Journal of Adolescent Health on Tuesday, also found in its survey that respondents who reported vaping in the past 30 days were 2.6 times more likely to be tested for Covid-19.

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