New Hampshire is reporting its first vaping-related lung injury, joining what's become a national outbreak investigation related to e-cigarette usage. The state Department of Health and Human Services announced Monday that an adult in Sullivan County who had vaped nicotine products was hospitalized. The person suffering the respiratory symptoms was released after chest imaging showed evidence of the lung injury. Since Oct. 1., more than 1,000 cases of lung injury from 48 states have been reported, and 18 deaths confirmed in 15 states. Dr. Benjamin Chan, New Hampshire State Epidemiologist, says the investigation into the illnesses has not identified a specific cause. "And even though a majority of patients report vaping THC products, some have reported...
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N.H. Reports First Vaping Related Lung Injury