Vaping Can Be Dangerous
According to the Detroit Free Press, they're showing up in emergency rooms around the country complaining of shortness of breath, chest pain, cough, fever and even nausea.
One thing they all have in common; They used e-cigarettes, and health officials suspect that vaping made them sick.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reports it is investigating six cases of e-cigarette along with vaping associated lung infections.
This is all part of a national wave of 203 possible cases associated with e-cigarette use in 23 states.
All of Michigan's cases were reported in the Lower Peninsula and among people ranging in age from 19-39
Most have been hospitalized. One person, who was from Illinois, has died from the vaping associated lung disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
CDC's investigation is ongoing. They are working with state and local health departments and FDA to learn the cause or causes of this ongoing outbreak. Please click on the above link for more information.