Home > Medical > Stop-smoking > Stop Smoking News Updated 11 November 2019 WATCH: Smoking vs. vaping: Which is worse? Take a look at what we really know about the recent craze that some say could help you quit smoking – and what’s behind the recent spate of vaping deaths abroad. 0 Is vaping really safer than smoking?This video was produced by the Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism, http://bhekisisa.org. Sign up for the newsletter, http://bit.ly/BhekisisaSubscribe. Joan van Dyk and Dylan Bush Related articles Flavours draw young people to lifetime addiction of vaping A study found that twice as many kids and young adults who first try a flavoured e-cigarette will still be vaping a year later, compared with those who first try a tobacco-flavoured vape. E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the United States is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Health officials have found the main driver of a spate of vaping-linked illnesses across the US – the culprit: THC In America, the number of confirmed or suspected severe lung illnesses linked to vaping has now climbed to 805 cases across 46 states and the US Virgin Islands. From our sponsor Sponsored: Be prepared to stop smoking Sponsored: Are you ready to put down that cigarette?