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Outbreak of Severe Pulmonary Disease Associated with Using E-cigarette Products

In response to over 300 cases of severe lung disease, in over 25 states, the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a health advisory that, in summary, states the following: 

  • In all known cases, the patients reported recent vaping of nicotine, THC or marijuana products
  • To date, there is no ONE product associated with the illness
  • Most of the patients are teens or young adults
  • All cases involved respiratory symptoms, including coughing, shortness of breath, and chest pain
  • Some cases also involved gastrointestinal symptoms (nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea).

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The CDC recommends the following:

  • Refraining from vaping, especially while the investigation is being conducted
  • Avoiding modified or "street" products or cartridges
  • Seeking PROMPT medical attention if you develop the above symptoms

Click here, for more information from the CDC