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THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH IS CONFIRMING A FIFTH VAPING-RELATED DEATH IN ILLINOIS. 

 

FIVE HAVE NOW DIED AFTER SUFFERING SEVERE LUNG INJURY CONNECTED TO VAPING. PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR DOCTOR NGOZI (en-gozi) EZIKE (eh-zee-kay) SAYS 187 PEOPLE HAVE NOW BECOME ILL…WITH ANOTHER 40 CASES CURRENTLY UNDER INVESTIGATION.

 

 

EZIKE (eh-zee-kay) SAYS MOST HAVE SIMILAR SYMPTOMS.

 

 

IN MORE THAN 80 PERCENT OF THE CASES IN ILLINOIS…PATIENTS SAID THEY USED A VAPING PRODUCT CONTAINING T-H-C. PEOPLE AT HIGHEST RISK APPEAR TO BE THOSE USING BLACK MARKET PRODUCTS, INCLUDING ONE LABELED AS “DANK VAPES.”

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