Lung Illness with Suspected Link to Vaping Found in Florida, CDC Says Print
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Monday, 26 August 2019 18:13

Daylina Miller reports for Health News Florida on 8.23.19
Florida is now one of 16 states where federal and state officials are investigating lung-related illnesses that have suspected ties to e-cigarette use, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The evidence so far suggests the illness isn't an infectious disease, but in all 153 reported cases as of Wednesday, patients used e-cigarettes - also called vaping, according to the CDC. Symptoms include difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, and chest pain before hospitalization. Some patients reported mild vomiting, diarrhea and fatigue. 

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