Teen spike in severe lung damage likely caused by vaping, doctors warn

Teens in several states have severe lung damage believed to be caused by vaping e-cigarettes, including one whose lung collapsed and another who had to be placed in a medically induced coma.
1:16 | 08/15/19

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Transcript for Teen spike in severe lung damage likely caused by vaping, doctors warn
New warning about the VP epidemic across America for new cases of severe lung disease among teenagers and young adults all linked to vapor here's ABC's whit Johnson. Tonight health officials are raising alarms about -- being after a spike in teen sent to the hospital with breathing problems even severe lung damage. Four cases in Minnesota up to twelve in Wisconsin six in Illinois and at least one in Florida. Chance summer Rodham rushed to the hospital with the collapse long. Felt like without a heart. It was in beating Carey. Chance says his doctors told him he had a condition made worse by date being. Dylan Nelson placed in a medically induced coma after using a bait beamed device his brother says he bought off the street relatives Stewart's one significant. Baking companies insist their products or is safer alternative to smoking cigarettes and are not meant for kids. But health officials are still warning the public looking for possible connections in these recent emergencies. Speaking in teenagers is something that is causing harm to our kids and we want that message loud and clear. And since April the FDA says it's received 92 reports of people having seizures after bait being. But as yet defied a clear pattern or cause David. Which Johnson would us tonight we thank you.

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