'Vaping-linked' lung illness reported in 100 people in US

18 Août, 2019, 18:41 | Auteur: Yves Courtet
  • Dozens of US teens hospitalized with lung disease after vaping

"While some cases in each of the states are similar and appear to be linked to e-cigarette product use, more information is needed to determine what is causing the illnesses", according to the CDC in an August 17 update, which also said there is no conclusive evidence that an infectious disease is causing the illnesses.

Anyone who is using vaping products and has concerning respiratory symptoms should stop using the product and consult a healthcare provider.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday that officials are working with health departments in at least five states with confirmed cases - California, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota and Wisconsin - to determine the cause of the condition after "a cluster of pulmonary illnesses linked to e-cigarette use" was reported among adolescents and young adults in recent weeks. State health departments have also issued warnings.

Thomas Haupt, a respiratory disease epidemiologist with Wisconsin's Department of Health Services, told AFP on Thursday: "We're in the process of interviewing all of our patients, to try to find out any commonalities".

Vapes and e-cigarettes have grown in popularity in recent years.

"This is an eye-opening investigation for us", he said, adding that the patients had no underlying illnesses that would put them at risk for complications. Symptoms have included shortness of breath, fatigue, chest pain and vomiting.

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Chapman said physicians eventually made the connection to vaping-associated acute lung injury. Patients have ranged in age from 18-49 years old. The survey found that more than 3.6 million high school and middle school students are now using e-cigarettes. He has asthma, was diagnosed with pneumonia and was treated and released.

States with the most cases include Wisconsin, with 15 confirmed cases and 15 more under investigation. Among nonsmoking adolescents and young adults, the report said, "their adverse effects clearly warrant concern", among them "moderate evidence for increased cough and wheeze" and increased incidence of asthma.

Choi said he has seen three cases himself over the last several months - and he suspects there were others who didn't think of vaping as a potential cause.

But The AP reports some vaping products have been found to contain other potentially harmful substances, including flavoring chemicals and oils used for vaping marijuana.

Health researchers in the US are now investigating a mysterious lung disease that is believed to be linked with vaping and e-cigarettes.

Numerous almost two dozen patients are in the hospital in three Midwestern states were suffering from severe breathing issues, believed to be connected to vaping E-cigarettes.

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