MARYLAND — The Maryland Department of Health is investigating cases of individuals who have developed serious lung illness after vaping.
As of October 29, there have been 43 reported cases of vaping-associated lung injury.
Patients report using e-cigarettes or vaping in the weeks or months prior to the onset of symptoms. Respiratory symptoms reported include: shortness of breath, chest pain, pain on breathing, wheezing, coughing, and coughing up blood.
Other symptoms reported by many patients include: fever, chills, nausea, weight loss, vomiting, diarrhea, or abdominal pain.