These cases stretch across 49 states, as well as the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Most of the 573 patients whose data was available-76%-said they used THC-containing products, with or without nicotine.
Schuchat told reporters nationwide research suggested products containing THC, particularly those obtained off the street or from unknown sources, were linked to most of the cases and play a major role in the outbreak.
All patients have reported a history of using e-cigarette, or vaping, products, according to the CDC.
13 per cent reported exclusive use of nicotine-containing products.
Individuals who do not now use tobacco products should not start using e-cigarette or vaping products.
An individual may have lung injury, an infection or both, Koppaka said.
At this time, DPH said three patients remain in the hospital.
Before the vaping-related lung injury death, MI recently moved to ban flavored nicotine vapes, saying they appealed to children and barring retailers from selling them. E-cigarettes are not FDA approved as a smoking cessation device. It is possible that vaping, the lung injury itself or steroid treatment for it could set someone up for an increased risk of infection.
Michigan's vaping-related lung injury cases have all been in the lower peninsula and have been to people ranging from 16 to 67 years old.
The size of the outbreak also increased to almost 1,300 cases in 49 states, up from 1,080 cases in 48 states reported last week, the CDC said.
In New Brunswick, the chief medical officer of health is working with Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada and is encouraging doctors to be on alert for potential cases.
The CDC on Thursday also identified 26 vaping-related deaths in 21 states. Together with colleagues in the United States, we are all doing our part to find out what is causing these illnesses. That province's official opposition has called for a complete ban on ownership of vaping products by people under the age of 18.
In particular, they advised refraining from using e-cigarettes or vaping products that have been purchased illegally, including any products that contain THC.
Several states have already banned flavored vaping products.
"Vaping is not safe for young people or pregnant women", Russell said in a press release Friday.