Double lung transplant doctor calls vaping ‘senseless’

Doctors at a Detroit hospital performed a double lung transplant on a man whose lungs were damaged from vaping.
2:05 | 11/12/19

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Sash it is only wanted to Brit bring this case to public attention. Because of the epidemic. Far. Is cigarettes and they've been induced lung injury that we are witness in that country. As of last week. Over to a thousand cases were reported to CDC. Close to forty deaths were confirmed from lung failure related to this injury. On its sub a senseless disease process. Totally preventable death. And how our teenage patient. Let us face certain death if it weren't for the Hong lung transplants. Happen. Upon. The the issue. Is pretty important to bring go to public attention because it's not just affect in the public health. But when you look at these statistics. As far as the use of chicken and and Don it's some hollowed being portrayed as a benign. Habit. And that's what we would like to bring get to the public attention that this have potentially deadly situation. On fear image here on the right side down. Has. That he would diction of the long after transplantation on the left side. Aaron Don deeply sort of all artists against long before when we first transfer of him down here. Showing the destruction that occurred to his native loaned the amount of pneumonia that was their and the amount of dead tissue that was and along. In response to these to the injury. So. This is again at preventable potential tragedy. A lot of people lost their lives and it would affect our future generation. And this is the census. Stop a product needs to be fought an action is is required and immediately.

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