DHS continues investigation of lung disease among teens and young adults who reported using e-cigarettes

As of Friday, August 2, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) has received 11 cases of teenagers and young adults hospitalized with severe lung disease that has been linked to recent vaping. Seven other cases are under further investigation. Patients experienced shortness of breath, fatigue, chest pain, cough, and weight loss.

Counties with confirmed cases include Door, Racine, Walworth, Dodge, Waukesha, and Winnebago. The investigation is ongoing.

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