Utah confirms forty two instances of vaping-relevant health issues – KSL.com

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Ashley Imlay, KSL
Posted – Sep 16th, 2019 @ six: 06pm

SALT LAKE City — Verified situations of folks in Utah with the vaping-associated disease have surpassed 40, wellness officers stated Monday.

Forty-two cases of the significant lung sickness that causes shortness of breath, fatigue, upper body suffering and coughs have arisen inside of the earlier various months, according to an update from the Utah Division of Wellbeing. Fourteen other situations await confirmation.

In 60% of the situations, the people claimed vaping nicotine. In 90% of the situations, they described vaping THC, overall health officers said.

The trigger stays underneath investigation by overall health departments and hospitals across the region.

As of very last report, 380 scenarios have been confirmed nationwide, with six deaths, according to the Facilities for Illness Manage and Avoidance.

“We propose all Utahns immediately prevent employing vaping items,” Utah well being officials said.

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