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Severe Respiratory Illness, Death Reported Among Those Who Recently Vaped
Posted on: 8/28/2019

Illinois and several other states are reporting cases of significant respiratory illness among individuals who had a recent history of vaping.

Last week, a patient who contracted a serious lung disease after vaping has died, possibly the first death in the United States related to the use of e-cigarettes and similar devices to inhale aerosolized liquid. 

Read the Illinois Department of Public Health’s health alert



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