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Lung damage related to vaping being investigated in Sheboygan

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Posted at 12:07 PM, Sep 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-07 15:25:42-04

SHEBOYGAN — The Wisconsin Department of Health Services continues to investigate severe lung damage as a result of vaping in the state.

Officials are now reporting Sheboygan as a location where people experienced severe lung damage after vaping. The department released an updated report this week detailing several cases of severe lung damage being investigated statewide.

The State Department of Health Services said that they are currently investigating 34 cases of lung damage, up two from from last week.

Many cases of severe lung damage involved patients that reported vaping THC and nicotine products.

For information on state sponsored programs to quit using e-cigarettes, click here.