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E-cigarette fluids and cartridges contain ‘bacteria and fungi toxins’, study finds

WorldNews Wednesday, 24 April 2019
E-cigarette fluids and cartridges contain ‘bacteria and fungi toxins’, study findsE-cigarette cartridges and vape liquids are contaminated with bacteria and fungi that could cause lung infections and asthma, a study has found. A quarter of the 75 brands of US vaping products studied by Harvard researchers showed traces of bacteria – and four out of five had fungal contamination. The study included sealed and refillable products. The researchers looked for chemical markers that can trigger lung conditions such as asthma, including bacterial endotoxins produced by the E coli bug, and β-D-glucan, part of the cell wall of invasive fungi. We’ll tell you what’s true. You can form your...
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According to Gizmodo.com, "E-cigarette fans at this point might be getting used to bad news about the chemicals found in their products. A new study out Wednesday adds another potential.... It suggests that many e-cigarette cartridges and refilling e-liquids are contaminated with toxins spewed out by...

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